Neil Hilborn – “Make Tiny Changes To Earth”

A short film by Mark Koerner starring Neil Hilborn.

“The first time I saw her, everything in my head went quiet.”

Don’t miss this incredible film that follows Neil Hilborn on tour in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Neil’s books, THE FUTURE, and OUR NUMBERED DAYS are must reads!

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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, & our newest releases from Adam Falkner & Kerrin McCadden!

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!

Neil Hilborn – “A Series of Short Poems” (100K Views!)

“You will never be more wrong than the first time you say ‘I love you.’ You’ll mean it, sure, but you’ll still be lying.”

Congratulations to Neil on topping 100,000 views on this fantastic poem. Check out more videos from Neil here and here.



Make sure to check out Neil’s best-selling book, Our Numbered Days, available through our website!

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, and our newest release from Sabrina Benaim!

Neil Hilborn – “Punk Rock John” (100K Views!)

“As long as I have hands, I can break something. As long as we can breathe, we can sing.”

Congratulations to Neil on topping 100,000 views on this classic poem. Watch more from Neil here and here. Don’t forget to check out Neil’s bestselling book, Our Numbered Days.



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, and our newest release from Donte Collins!

Happy Birthday Neil (10,000,000 views!)

Neil Hilborn’s poem ” OCD” just became the first poem on the Button YouTube to top 10,000,000 views! And it just so happens to be Neil’s birthday. Happy birthday Neil, and congratulations on the milestone! Also, you can get 15% off any order today containing Neil’s book, Our Numbered Days, with the coupon code “happybirthdayneil” at checkout!