slam poetry

Slam poetry: that magical mix of rhythm and rhyme.

Gillette Thomas14 hours ago
1911.45 ACP
Everyday I walk past you, your smile so warm others attract you. It's almost contagious, your smile, so radiant. The happy kid, practically skipping to 6th. 6th period was algebra we always had fun. I...
Gillette Thomas14 hours ago
Scars
Who did this to me? Who left me with these lesions, Lesions, an ugly word. Ugly like the burden you left in me. Left me with this cancer. Not of physical but mental destruction. The only high I get is...
Siana Love 2 days ago
Mirror Talk
Looking into the mirror what do I see? I see a beautiful smart woman looking at me I see pain behind her hazel eyes I see sadness behind her smile But I also see a glimpse of hope between her teeth as...
Ayesha Javed2 days ago
How Glorious to be All Draped In Gold
Look at us, all draped in gold. Had the street lights ever shone so bright? In you, i found what i failed to in myself. Was it likewise? Strained words became loose cannons. The night went on. Slowly ...
Ayesha Javed2 days ago
Memories
When I make memories I don’t worry about preserving them, Making something tangible out of them; mementos. I feel as if it takes you away from the moment itself. I would prefer they exist only in our ...
Haley Ward4 days ago
Who the Fuck Am I?
Who the fuck am I??? What the FUCK, am I supposed to be doing?! INTERROBANG!!!!! I like the weirdest shit. I do the weirdest shit. I say the weirdest shit. I am the weirdest shit. And, I’m not going t...
Valerie Holt5 days ago
Cereal Killer
It was dawn, And all Fruit were Loops, And the Cookies were Crisp. The silly rabbit knew Trix were for kids, And knives were not to be played with. Everyone knew the Corn Flake's plan. The Captain alw...
Weird People
College Students
My Youth
Inside of me is a light undimmable, untamable, untouchable. Outside me is a fight and, they have brought their best men. They are trying to capture me, to confuse me and use me; But, the light I beam ...
Kolyah Shoni7 days ago
Butterflies
the monarch butterflies in my stomach have migrated for the winter fluttering about and keeping me warm while distance keeps us apart but only for a few more days. i am going to kiss you, hard. baby -...
Lyrical Adam8 days ago
All Cats Are Black in the Dark
Another day I walk home; Alone in the dark All of my worries transpire from under the shadows, and reveal themselves My whole way home: No a mile yet left behind No, I will not look up from the paveme...
Chris Johnson11 days ago
Allegory of the Life
Troubled past, dark shadows loom on the horizon like overcast I'm going back but not without letting go of what I've learned last doomed to be, casualty, the devil laughs last absurd it seems learning...
shiney poetry13 days ago
17 Type of Shit
The things we believe at 17 especially when they come from cute boys with green eyes their words we get hypnotized. Knowing most likely at the end of the day they are just lies to get into our hearts ...
J
Jane 14 days ago
Overcoming
The hold you've had on me is one I will never understand This anxiety I feel is only instead my head and yet it has such power I'm the one in control So why can't I stop you It's my own body, my own b...
Tiana Wolfe15 days ago
The Black Curtain
A Word Wrong are our memories Telling us a dream was a reality That we were meant to be That we hadn’t ever fought That things were better in the good all days To tell you the truth Things are all the...
Chloe Wylde15 days ago
The Bars of Shame
You found me sad. But what happiness, Does an outcast have? For baby, I’m a prisoner. A prisoner shackled, To iron bars, Constructed of my shame. My inmates have an echo, That pricks my nerves. The in...
Kaya Terlaak15 days ago
Charity Case
Every “charity case” I’ve ever met has been a fighter. And you? You’ve never had to fight for anything in your life. You’ve never fought for justice, one safe night, or the right to even exist. But st...
Amy Reincarnated19 days ago
Leave and Live with It
What is it? Is it my natural hair, or my lighter complexion? Is it my more favorable features, or the curve of my figure? Is it the way my eyes light up, or the way my smile brings joy? Maybe it's the...