Best of Button Week 372

“I cannot tell you how many times a family member has told me they love me, but do not agree with the life I live.”

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 – Submissions open July 19th!

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!

Keyma Flight – “Birth of a Nation”

Performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam

“Choice hasn’t been given since this country’s conception.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Keyma Flight, 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!

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

Michael Mlekoday – “On Becoming My Own Quantum Sister”

Performed at the Button Studio

“Bury me brandishing a dress, a pistol, and Poland, broken as my lungs in summer.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Michael Mlekoday, performing at the Button Studio in Minneapolis, MN.

Get Michael’s incredible book, All Earthly Bodies.

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

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, Blythe Baird, Andrea Gibson, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Edwin Bodney – “When a Boy Tells You He Loves You” (4M Views!)

“That was when you learned that when a boy says I love you he means I am getting ready to be inconsistent with you now.”

Congratulations to Edwin Bodney for topping 4,000,000 views on this stunning poem! Watch more from Edwin here and here.

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

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!

Steven Willis – “Instead of a Suicide Note, I Wrote This”

Performed by Steven Willis

“Instead of a Suicide Note, I Wrote This”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Steven Willis, performing for #theoneactseries.

Get Steven’s phenomenal book, A Socially Acceptable Breakdown.

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

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, Blythe Baird, Andrea Gibson, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Best of Button Week 371

“Everyone tells me that my dad will always be watching over me and I’m like, ‘Shut up I’m just trying to masturbate.’”

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 – Submissions open July 19th!

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!

Shasparay – “Daughter Dysmorphia”

Performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam

“My mom goes on to tell my friend how she can unlock my phone using facial recognition but fails to mention all the times she told me she wanted to delete me from existence.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Shasparay, 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!

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!

Ebony Stewart – “Gay God”

Performed at the Button Studio

“I cannot tell you how many times a family member has told me they love me, but do not agree with the life I live.”

Don’t miss this wonderful poem from Ebony Stewart, performed at the Button Studio in Minneapolis, MN.

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 July 19th!

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, Blythe Baird, Andrea Gibson, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre – “Ten Responses to the Phrase ‘Man Up’ (Classroom-Friendly Version)”

Performing at the Button Studio

“Remember: not every problem can be solved by ‘growing a pair.’”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre, performing at the Button Studio in Minneapolis, MN.

Get Guante’s outstanding book, NOT A LOT OF REASONS TO SING, BUT ENOUGH.

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

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

Best of Button Week 370

“Fear of joy is the darkest of captivities.”

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 – Submissions open July 19th!

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!