Nora Cooper – “Depression, the Dude” (250K Views!)

“My depression is like that guy lifting directly in front of the weight rack.”

Congratulations to Nora Cooper for topping 250,000 views on this fantastic poem! Watch more from Nora Cooper here and here.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Dave Harris, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, and our newest release from Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre!

Sabrina Benaim – “How to Fold a Memory”


Featuring at Amsterdam in St. Paul.

“My body wears your fingerprints like a home address.”

Don’t miss this beautiful poem from Sabrina Benaim, featuring at Amsterdam Bar and Hall in St. Paul, MN. Get your copy of Sabrina’s book, DEPRESSION & OTHER MAGIC TRICKS.


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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, Olivia Gatwood, Hanif Abdurraqib, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Guante, Rachel Wiley, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, & our newest release from Andrea Gibson!

Reagan Myers – “Depression Is Funny Like That” (1M Views!)

“I’m so tired of talking about my depression as someone else: a ghost that haunts me and I am afraid of the seance.”

Congratulations to Reagan Myers on topping 1,000,000 views on this amazing poem!

Watch more videos from Reagan here!



And while you’re here, make sure to check out our other books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and posters, and books by Olivia Gatwood, Donte Collins, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, and our newest release from Neil Hilborn!

Sabrina Benaim – “on the last gesture between us”


Performing at her book release in Minneapolis.

“I think I’ll prefer you a stranger someday.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Sabrina Benaim, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

Check out Sabrina’s debut book, DEPRESSION & OTHER MAGIC TRICKS, available on our website or wherever books are sold!



While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Neil Hilborn, Olivia Gatwood, Hanif Abdurraqib, Jacqui Germain, Aaron Coleman, Donte Collins, Sabrina Benaim, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, William Evans, Stevie Edwards, Claire Schwartz, & our newest release from Guante!

Nora Cooper – “Depression, the Dude” (100K Views!)

“My depression is like that guy lifting directly in front of the weight rack.”

Congratulations to Nora Cooper on topping 100,000 views on this phenomenal poem. Check out more videos from Nora here and here.



And while you’re here, make sure to check out our other books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and poster and books by Jacqui Germain, Hanif Abdurraqib, Olivia Gatwood, Donte Collins, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, William Evans, Rudy Francisco, and our newest release from Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre!

Sabrina Benaim – “So, I’m Talking to Depression…”


Performing at her book release in Minneapolis.

“I have a mouth like a smoking gun that does not know where the bullets went.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Sabrina Benaim, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

Check out Sabrina’s debut book, DEPRESSION & OTHER MAGIC TRICKS, now available!



While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Neil Hilborn, Olivia Gatwood, Hanif Abdurraqib, Jacqui Germain, Aaron Coleman, Donte Collins, Sabrina Benaim, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, William Evans, our newest release from Rudy Francisco, & more.

Reagan Myers – “Depression Is Funny Like That” (500K Views!)

“I’m so tired of talking about my depression as someone else: a ghost that haunts me and I am afraid of the seance.”

Congratulations to Reagan Myers on topping 500,000 views on this marvelous poem. Check out more from Reagan here.

Send us your poems! The 2017 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest is now open for submissions. November 15th – January 5th, 2017. Check out the full information and guidelines for the contest here!



And while you’re here, make sure to check out our other books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and poster and books by Jacqui Germain, Hanif Abdurraqib, Olivia Gatwood, Donte Collins, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, William Evans, and our newest release from Rudy Francisco!

Sabrina Benaim – “what i told the doctor”


Featuring at her book release in Minneapolis.

“My heart has developed a kind of amnesia, where it remembers everything but itself.”

Don’t miss this sensational poem from Sabrina Benaim, featuring at her book release at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

Check out Sabrina’s book, Depression & Other Magic Tricks, now available!

Send us your poems! The 2017 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest is now open for submissions. November 15th – January 5th, 2017-2018. Check out the full information and guidelines for the contest here!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Neil Hilborn, Mahogany L. Browne, Olivia Gatwood, Hanif Abdurraqib, Jacqui Germain, Aaron Coleman, Donte Collins, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, William Evans, our newest release from Rudy Francisco & more.

Neil Hilborn – “For Henry” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“Someday I’m gonna have a child. She’s gonna have eyes like mine and such small hands. Just like she’ll need me alive then, she needs me alive now. I can’t say goodbye before I’ve had a chance to say hello.”

Don’t miss this beautiful poem from Neil Hilborn, performing at Button Poetry Live.

Make sure to check out Neil’s best-selling book, Our Numbered Days, now available! Keep an eye out for Neil’s forthcoming book, The Future, coming Spring 2018!

Send us your poems! The 2017 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest is now open for submissions. November 15th – January 5th, 2017-2018. Check out the full information and guidelines for the contest here!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Neil Hilborn, Mahogany L. Browne, Olivia Gatwood, Hanif Abdurraqib, Jacqui Germain, Aaron Coleman, Donte Collins, Sabrina Benaim, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, our newest release from Rudy Francisco & more!

Sabrina Benaim – “The Loneliest Sweet Potato” (100K Views!)

“I’m good at making people feel good because I have had a lot of practice on myself. Practice on myself because I feel sad a lot.”

Congratulations to Sabrina Benaim on topping 100,000 views on this impeccable poem. Check out more videos from Sabrina here and here!

Make sure to check out Sabrina’s debut book, DEPRESSION & OTHER MAGIC TRICKS, now available!

Send us your poems! The 2017 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest is now open for submissions. November 15th – January 5th, 2017. Check out the full information and guidelines for the contest here!



And while you’re here, make sure to check out our other books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and poster and books by Jacqui Germain, Hanif Abdurraqib, Olivia Gatwood, Donte Collins, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, William Evans, and our newest release from Rudy Francisco!