Multiple authors, 2013


In 2013, the following poems topped 200,000 views on the Button Poetry YouTube:

    • Lily Myers’ “Shrinking Women,”
    • Neil Hilborn’s “OCD” & “Mating Habits of the North American Hipster,”
    • Javon Johnson’s “cuz he’s black,”
    • Rachel Rostad’s “To JK Rowling, From Cho Chang,”
    • Dylan Garity’s “Rigged Game” & “Friend Zone,”
    • Guante’s “Ten Responses to the Phrase ‘Man Up’ ,”
    • and Pages Matam’s “Piñata.”

VIRAL contains all nine of these poems PLUS new, original work from each author. This anthology of poems and essays is a forceful argument for the continuing cultural relevance of poetry.