“Our Numbered Days” Written by Neil Hilborn – A Review


Are you obsessed with something? Do you keep thinking the same thing over and over again? Do you get yourself distressed while trying to get rid of your obsessions? Well, yes, then, you are suffering from OCD.

According to the International OCD Foundation, “Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health disorder that affects people of all ages and walks of life and occurs when a person gets caught in a cycle of obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions are unwanted, intrusive thoughts, images or urges that trigger intensely distressing feelings. Compulsions are behaviors an individual engages in to attempt to get rid of the obsessions and/or decrease his or her distress.”

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What exactly are you supposed to do if you fall prey to OCD? Should get obsessed and distressed with every minute details that you think of over and over again? Should you run away from the world and lock yourself up to remain in the shadow of your helplessness? Or should you dare to lead a normal life and dare to fall in love?

Our Numbered Days Neil Hilborn Review

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“OCD” written by the contemporary poet, Neil Hilborn, illustrates such a scenario in which a man, who has fallen prey to OCD, gets obsessed with the only beautiful obsession he has gone through till date – he gets obsessed with the girl he has fallen in love with. What the man goes through being in love is a totally different image than what we can probably either imagine or feel. The lingering emotions and the heart-wrenching ending leaves every reader crying. Thus, this is one of the most watched videos that has been loved by the people all over the world and has made Neil Hilborn’s debut, “Our Numbered Days”, a grand success.

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“OCD” is just one of the forty-five spectacular poems that form the full collection slam poems “Our Numbered days”. The other terrific poems like “Joey”, “Future Tense”, “Liminality”, “Moving Day”, “Love”, “Home” and many others have left a deep impact in the history of contemporary poetry.

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Watch this video of Neil Hilborn which went viral in social media:

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The most important question that arises in every reader’s mind before buying a compilation of slam poetry is whether or not it is worth reading. Thus, here is a valid reason as to why should definitely keep a copy of this book with you.

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  • All the poems that have been compiled in “Our Numbered Days” can be related to the modern times.
  • The poems highlight the most happening part of the society – the youngsters.
  • Every possible emotion that you can think of has been included in this compilation.
  • This is not like the fairy tales where you wait to see you expectation come true. This is a rock-solid, reality-based collection that will leave you with goosebumps.
  • You will get an exposure to scenarios that you have never read about before.
  • You will get to literally feel different emotions that you never thought even existed.
  • The writing scheme is lucid enough for the readers to understand easily.
  • You will not be able to guess from beforehand where a particular poem is leading to. Thus, the level of suspense is unexpectedly very high and exciting.

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Here is the book cover of “Our Numbered Days” by Neil Hilborn:


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Here are some previews from the book:

Our Numbered Days 1

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Our Numbered Days 2

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Our Numbered Days 3

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Thus, if you want to get the real feeling of life as a whole, grab a copy of the book immediately and start reading because after you finish the entire book, you will thank yourself for having made one of the best decisions of your life, since, by the time you finish the book, you will be a transformed person altogether with a much clearer and mature understanding of life.

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Also, check out our Youtube Review and “How To Get Our Numbered Days.

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  1. I came by your post, and went straight to YouTube searching Neil Hilborn..

    Thanks for writing it, otherwise I wouldn’t have came across such a nice collection of poetry….

    Keep it up….

    • Thank you for going through the article and appreciating my effort. Neil Hilborn is a spectacular poet and I suggest that you keep a copy of “Our Numbered Days” with you for ready reference. I am sure you will be able to draw inspiration from the poems.


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