slam poetry

Slam poetry: that magical mix of rhythm and rhyme.

SKYLERIZED 17 hours ago
A Winged Thing
Her mind is a winged thing. It flies succinctly and with grace. Thoughts flutter and her throat will sing. Great beauty integrates it with her face. The integration of brains And gorgeousness permits ...
Fell in a Well
I fell in love. Well, more like I fell in a well so deep beneath the earth it broke my feet, three toes, two ribs, my face and chin, but I was fine because my heart awoke! So everything became so clea...
Serrena Gragg7 days ago
Sharp Tongue
I'm not always the nicest I've said things I can't unsay. The tongue inside my mouth Is sharper than a knife. And I even cut myself with my words Most days. I try to be kind. I swear I try to be kind....
Yvonne Knight7 days ago
Woke up with You in My Bed
Woke to you in my bed, No, not this again, Drinking and not thinking, Who I was seeking Never thought about the trouble I was reaping, We break up, To make up, It’s a trap, Looking back, Can’t believe...
Janice Page7 days ago
Listen
Would you listen to me? We could fix things and make them the way they should be. We could be like other families and have that relationship that everyone else around me has. We could finally see eye ...
Eccentric _ox7 days ago
Fucking Priceless
4,442,000 and you overlooked each digit, taking the love I gave to you for granted. 219 to transfer each ounce of fucks I gave about you that ran through my veins. 561,200 the price at which each brea...
Chelsia Nelson8 days ago
Pu***y Power
I wasn't made to be a singer I wasn't made to rap I was made to write the truth and expose the facts I was supposed to be a poet who knew the words before she wrote it and I may fall flat and land on ...
She Hyper
I hated myself fiercely, 'cause nobody liked me. Too weird, Too different, Same ol' odd child story. 1995, I realized, I felt so alone, So different, but, I couldn't be anyone else. By 1996, I was iso...
Dragon
I’ve imagined a dragon before– Thrown it together with horns, scales, and talons. I’ve thought about watching it soar– Higher than all of the peaks and mountains. Could I ever see it if it flew? Or fi...
Myron Johnson11 days ago
Southside Stories
It's Hard To Be A Souljah With The World On Your Shoulders, Trying To Be A Dream Molder And A Six Figure Folder. Feeling Restless At Night, Heavenly Father Showed Me The Light Down N Out And Stepped O...
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J.M. S11 days ago
So He Thinks He’s a Comedian
So he thinks that he’s a comedian A real funny man, you see When he looks me up and down And says What have you done to you’re body? But that’s not even the punchline When I, Show a bit of sorrow Pinc...
This Flows for You
i am on the brink of determination I know what it means to breed creation When I shoved my hand down your throat Did you feel my passion And pulled out the pills that you choked Sayin this ain't Happe...
Phoebe Kyle14 days ago
To the Girl That I Hate
Yikes! Oh, no. You are stuck in my head. A strange sensation, something unknown. every single thing you do, I loathe. Do not get me wrong, I am never unkind. But you are quite unique, in the way you'v...
Celeste Lara16 days ago
Living Proof
Now I understand the tragedy of my childhood. Hiding behind tall figures that speak for me. Noticing the stillness of the world, the in between of morning and night has come to know me best. Swallowin...
Xina -16 days ago
Silence
I sit alone with the sting of my own thoughts. Silent; yet scream like a sharp edge through my head shredding any existence of myself i have left. Silent; not a raindrop out of place in the grey world...
Things I Wish Someone Had Told Teenage Me
First off, I wish someone had told me Your eyebrows are terrible Your natural ones While slightly bushman like Are luscious And unique Save yourself the time and energy And leave them the fuck alone ....
MATTHEW STONE17 days ago
When PTSD Attacks
When PTSD attacks It doesn’t matter how you normally act. It doesn’t matter what goal or pact you signed with yourself because you just feel sacked. When PTSD attacks, Your mind is focused on only one...
North Star ⭐
The effect you make on me. Ugh, it's crazy. I'm talking about you and I have a smile on my face. You do me so much good. You appeared as the North Star. As soon as we notice it we can not do without i...