Carlynn Newhouse – “Our Cities Still”

Performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam

“Gentrification is the child stealing the toy they said they never wanted to play with.”

Don’t miss this wonderful poem from Carlynn Newhouse, performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam in Baltimore, MD

Want to be featured on Button? Submit to the 2022 Video Contest – Submissions open July 19th!

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Carlynn Newhouse – “Too Glorious”

Performing at WoWPS 2020

“I think the opposite of gravity is love, is not weighing others down with your expectations.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Carlynn Newhouse, performing at WoWPS 2020 in Dallas, TX.

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Carlynn Newhouse – “The Girl Makes Her Own Commandments”

Performing at WoWPS 2020

“Thou shalt not love a man who’s willing to burn the world if it means he can own the ash.”

Don’t miss this outstanding poem from Carlynn Newhouse, performing at WoWPS 2020 in Dallas, TX.

Check out the 2021 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest! Open November 15, 2021 – January 10, 2022. More info and full guidelines here!

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Carlynn Newhouse – “Party in the USA”

2017 Button Poetry Video Contest.

“I see America burning, but they call it a bonfire, a firework, a celebration.”

Don’t miss this brilliant poem by Carlynn Newhouse, featured contestant from the 2017 Button Poetry Video Contest!

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