“I’ve heard sharks followed slave ships crossing the Atlantic Ocean, trailing black bodies thrown overboard.”
Congratulations to Porsha Olayiwola for topping 250,000 views on this powerful poem! Watch more from Porsha here and here.
Porsha’s amazing book, i shimmer sometimes, too is now available!
While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Javon Johnson, Natasha T. Miller, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, and our newest release from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie!
“I’ve heard sharks followed slave ships crossing the atlantic ocean, trailing black bodies thrown overboard.”
Congratulations to Porsha on topping 100,000 views on this stunning poem. Help support Button Poetry so we can continue broadcasting all these artists!
Check out more of Porsha’s work here and here.
And while you’re here, make sure to check out our books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and poster and new books by Jacqui Germain and Hanif Abdurraqib!