performance poetry

Performance Poetry is poetry out loud; poems brought from the page to the stage.

Tomorrow Never Come
Yesterday be forgotten. Tomorrow never come. As one by one we fall from grace. So elegantly we stood harmlessly in our domain One simple loving race. We took what you wanted not and give you what you ...
Who Needs Anyone
I don’t need anyone to make me smile When I have a TV and a bed, I don’t need anyone to hear my problems When they will take my credit. I don’t need anyone to scratch my back When I’ve got a tree to r...
Oh Paddy!
A man of short and hair on face Left his house one day And running late he seek to rush To hurry without delay. But day of rain it had turned out And wet the ground become. So in a puddle his legs rai...
Open Plains
The open plains of freedom lay For all I know to run through The night too scared to threaten day. The picture may not be for all to see But for all to enjoy it is. For it was not only me Who lived in...
Solo Gamez8 days ago
I Wrote this Poem with the Lines that Didn’t Have Poems, And Now It’s the Last Poem About You
It is hot as Hades this morning. It is supposed to be in the 80s but it is a 9. I wake up with an urge to lay everything out on the clothing line of an abandoned backyard, the one with the dead grass ...
The Truth of Perfection (London Skyline)
What shall I seek if not perfection from a city that can teach me only this; That there is no such a thing as perfection. To glisten under sunlit rays, Sparkling and beauteous at every moment, Flowing...
Monique Star11 days ago
Music on a Walk
Some steps out the door, Some taps on the phone, Stick the buds, And I'm content alone. The sounds that soothe their way in my ears, Although doesn't steal my attention From where my feet are venturin...
Solo Gamez12 days ago
Blood
There is only a split second before you and tragedy are shaking hands. For me, I was a second too late. I was trapped in a bear hug by tragedy before I even knew what was happening. I felt something w...
Darin Leigh12 days ago
Last Winter
Cold I sit still in the rain with my Heart gone but for a beat like the Pounding of my eardrums on Your last words to me. Drip drops patter ferociously as they Hit the concrete slab beneath my Soppy w...
David Ireland15 days ago
One More Summer Of Love
Northern stars tattooed on my fingers In the summer of 69 On a Berlin train with the echo of the Ghetto Pounding in the raging Rhine It was all much closer than I ever dreamed of Yet further than I da...
Chantel Tamara15 days ago
Poetry
First Post. I write most of my poems as lyrics. I don't sing.
Idyllic Flux16 days ago
Over-Stand
SURROUNDED BY THE CHAOS AND UNABLE TO MOVE I FEEL LIKE STAGNANT WATER BUT STILL, I MUST GO ON. MY MIND LONGS FOR UNDERSTANDING AND COMPASSION WHILE MY HEART ACHES FOR TRUST BUT STILL, I MUST GO ON WIT...
Hidden Depths
Shimmering mercilessly from beneath the depths A sniffing nose up high. To bring the greatest of all the best To the centre of the sty. Of all wonderings great and small No one can deny The evilest of...
Ruhani khadijah18 days ago
If You Saw a Dragon
what would you do if you saw a Dragon? I don't know, kill it. why? because that's what they do. who? you know, the men in armour and stuff on TV, they just find it and kill it, and obviously, they get...
Solo Gamez18 days ago
Human Sacrifice
Human sacrifice is a subject in which I have very little knowledge what I can gather, in some tribes and cultures a sacrifice is needed to please a higher power a god and this I know because of exposu...
Solo Gamez20 days ago
Rudy
The first time I heard a poem by Rudy Francisco, I cried This was not the first time words not written for me had made me cry and it won’t be the last But it was the first time the words didn’t dance ...
Monique Star21 days ago
Pieces of Gay
V1. For everyone new to the Sanders Sides, Where are we gonna begin? Virgil's a divergent Hogwarts plum, He can and can't fit in. See Thomas's daydreamed chats for the first time. You see Morality's t...
Solo Gamez22 days ago
The Sleepless Night
The Sleepless Night. 10 PM Oh, hello my oldest friend I see you made it out again A welcomed visit from the sleepless night 11 PM Its been a while since you called Tell me how I seem to fall For the w...