In 2015 a friend gave Israeli choreographer Sharon Eyal a copy of a poem called OCD by American slam poet Neil Hilborn, which has been watched on YouTube over 13 million times. Running just under three minutes, it tells of an unusual love affair. Initially, a young woman is charmed by the tics and eccentricities caused by the man’s obsessive-compulsive disorder but eventually it becomes too much for her and she leaves him. Brilliantly written by Hilborn, the poem is...

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