Sibel Sayiner & Violet Trachtenberg – “Pride” (100K Views!)

“With your corporate conglomerate co-sponsors and policemen lining the sidewalks, whose equality are you celebrating anyway?”

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Sabrina Benaim – “Explaining My Depression to My Mother” (4M 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.”

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Amaris Diaz – “Dear Privilege” (100K views!)

“Dear men who only know how to speak in compliments,
you are not needed. Dear comments about my appearance or lack thereof,
nothing of mine is for you.”

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Lauren Zuniga – “Things That Happened to Me in High School that Would Not Be Appropriate for Me to Talk About in a High School” (250K Views!)

“On the drive home from the abortion clinic, I named every child
at the crosswalk.”

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Desireé Dallagiacomo – “Notes on Loving a Five-Time Felon” (100K views)

“There are not enough district attorneys to convince me that the man who taught me how to ride a bike is meant to spend his life in a cage.”

Congratulations to Desireé Dallagiacomo on topping 100,000 views on this powerful poem. You can check out more of Desireé’s work here and here.
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Iain Kohn – “Terrified of People” (100K Views!)

“Loneliness is my specialty, like trembling is that of an earthquake, or how a closet is supposed to hide all the right parts of me.”

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Marvin Hodges – “Blue Genes” (100K Views!)

“And Grandpa, he’s got it too. I never correct him when he gets my name wrong. At least I remind him of someone, right?”

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