Ben Wenzl – “Mental Illness: The Musical!” (100K Views!)

“The role of college will be played by me sleeping, also the role of work will be played by me sleeping.”

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



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Tucker Bryant – “Facts About Myself” (250K Views!)

“I have a heart the same size as a fist. I didn’t find self-love until I gave myself a beating.”

Congratulations to Tucker on topping 250,000 views on this incredible poem. Check out more from Tucker here.



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Sabrina Benaim – “Explaining My Depression to My Mother” (5M Views!)

“My depression is a shapeshifter. One day it’s as small as a firefly
in the palm of a bear; the next, it’s the bear.”

Congratulations to Sabrina on topping FIVE MILLION VIEWS on this incredible poem. Keep an eye out for Sabrina’s debut book, Depression & Other Magic Tricks, forthcoming on the Button press. Pre-order your copy here

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Crystal Valentine – “And the News Reporter Says Jesus Is White” (250K Views!)

“How can you say Jesus was a white man when he died the blackest way possible? With his hands up, with his mother watching.”

Congratulations to Crystal on topping 250,000 views on this incredible poem. Check out more from Crystal here and here.



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Ethan Smith – “A Letter to the Girl I Used to Be” (1M Views!)

“In therapy, you said you wouldn’t make it to 21. On my twenty-first birthday, I thought about you. You were right.”

Congratulations to Ethan on topping 1,000,000 views on this spectacular poem. Check out more from the 2014 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational here.



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Ollie Schminkey – “How to Love Your Body in 10 Easy Steps” (250K Views!)

“Call it self-hate. Call it ‘I just need an alone day.’ Take an alone day every day.”

Congratulations to Ollie on topping 250,000 views on this powerful poem. Check out more from Ollie here and here.



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