Button Poetry is a YouTube channel dedicated to slam poetry, and through this channel, the internet has been introduced to some of its most viral poetry videos yet.
Most well known is probably Neil Hilborn’s ‘OCD’ piece that has far surpassed just the YouTube platform. Whether it’s on Facebook, Twitter, or even gifs on Tumblr, Hilborn’s poem has been recognized by fans and celebrities as a work of art.
We’ve decided to look back at some of the most viral slam poems that Button Poetry has posted, but we highly suggest branching out from these and also looking at some of their lesser known works as well.
1. Neil Hilborn ‘OCD’
2. Patrick Roche ’21’
3. Jesse Parent ‘To The Boys Who May One Day Date My Daughter’
4. Lily Myers ‘Shrinking Women’
5. Brenna Twohy ‘Anxiety: A Ghost Story’
6. Sabrina Benaim ‘Explaining My Depression To My Mother’
7. Olivia Gatwood ‘Manic Pixie Dream Girl’
8. Brenna Twohy ‘Fantastic Breasts And Where To Find Them’
9. Blythe Baird ‘When The Fat Girl Gets Skinny’
10. Reagan Myers ‘The Girl Becomes Gasoline’