Steven Willis – “Big Mama Roots for Everybody Black when Watching Wheel of Fortune”

Performing at the Button Studio

“It is here that it becomes obvious the priceless thing you read about as a child, saw in movies, heard about in song, up close is small. Demure. Simple. Of course it deserves to be protected.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Steven Willis, performing at the Button Studio.

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Best of Button Week 380

“Trust me, I know patience. A Black woman waiting is just another day ending in y.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Ebony Stewart! Congrats Poet!

Want to be featured on Button? Submit to the 2022 Video Contest, open NOW – August 31!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Andrea Gibson, Andrea Gibson, Natasha T. Miller, Porsha Olayiwola, L.E. Bowman, Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Sarah Kay – “Unreliable”

Performing at Gray Area

“I slip single doses of myself into the pockets of everyone that I love, worried about serving sizes, hoping they do not sour once I’m gone.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Sarah Kay, performing at Gray Area in San Francisco, CA

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Phil Kaye – “Priceless”

Performing at Gray Area

“It is here that it becomes obvious the priceless thing you read about as a child, saw in movies, heard about in song, up close is small. Demure. Simple. Of course it deserves to be protected.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Phil Kaye, performing at Gray Area in San Francisco, CA.

Get Phil’s award-winning book, Date & Time.

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Want to be featured on Button? Submit to the 2022 Video Contest! Submissions open NOW – August 31

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, Dave Harris, Porsha Olayiwola, Ebony Stewart, Andrea Gibson, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Raych Jackson – “Numbers 16”

Performing at Rustbelt 2018

“Your God is the creator and the destroyer. Your loyalty depends on what side the coin lands on.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Raych Jackson, performing at Rustbelt 2018 in Detroit, MI.

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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, Dave Harris, Porsha Olayiwola, Ebony Stewart, Andrea Gibson, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Best of Button Week 379

“I don’t think we need to live forever in order to matter.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Ollie Schminkey! Congrats Poet!

Want to be featured on Button? Submit to the 2022 Video Contest, open NOW – August 31!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Andrea Gibson, Andrea Gibson, Natasha T. Miller, Porsha Olayiwola, L.E. Bowman, Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Cassandra IsFree – “Revelations”

Performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam

“Odd how men of God always know how to get away with murder.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Cassandra IsFree, 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 NOW – August 31

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, Dave Harris, Porsha Olayiwola, Ebony Stewart, Andrea Gibson, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Andrea Gibson – “A Letter to the Playground Bully from Andrea, Age 8”

Performing in Longmont, CO

“My mother says it is totally fine if I blow off steam as long as I speak in an octave my kindness can still reach.”

Don’t miss this awesome poem from Andrea Gibson, performing in Longmont, CO.

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Ebony Stewart – “Pop Quiz”

Performed at the Historic Victory Grill

“Trust me, I know patience. A Black woman waiting is just another day ending in y.”

Don’t miss this wonderful poem from Ebony Stewart, performed at the Historic Victory Grill in Austin, TX.

Ebony’s spectacular books, BloodFresh and Home.Girl.Hood. are now available!

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

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, Dave Harris, Porsha Olayiwola, Ebony Stewart, Andrea Gibson, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Best of Button Week 378

“If you get everything done, you will be relaxed. Visualize how relaxed you will be. Now stop. Get everything done.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Phil Kaye! Congrats Poet!

Want to be featured on Button? Submit to the 2022 Video Contest, open NOW – August 31!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Andrea Gibson, Andrea Gibson, Natasha T. Miller, Porsha Olayiwola, L.E. Bowman, Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!