Mercedez Holtry – “My Blood Is Beautiful” (100K Views!)

“I’m a walking history lesson, proof that we all come from
the same tree but eventually outgrow our roots.”

Congratulations to Mercedez on topping 100,000 views on this excellent poem. Check out more of Mercedez’s work here and here.

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Best of Button Week 70

“My vanity’s insanity unless it helps get you off.”
Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Shay Alexi Stewart & Mercedez Holtry. Congratulations poets!
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