slam poetry

Slam poetry: that magical mix of rhythm and rhyme.

Mackenzie Guzek2 days ago
When the Song Ended
At the time, you couldn't understand what had consumed you the moment. The song had ended. A tear rolled down your face, a clear cold trail on your cheek. Your throat was burning from singing those ve...
Rowan Finley2 days ago
Colorful Mind
Mind churning colors and aspirations, All around. Memory deceiving and perceiving, Hear the sound? Thoughts clicking, clicking as long hand, On that of a clock. Mental commentary racing on track, Bitt...
Inure Muse2 days ago
Um, Who?
Your face is, hardly familiar, I don't recognize that smile. Uh... Where'd you say that I last saw you? Last night. Had a bite. At the music hall? Hmm... No, I've never been there at all, but I've heard about it. They do punk or some s*** Well... So. Anyways, good night. It's fucking late and I got to do a thing, um, yea, right... What's your name? You. Nice meeting you! Bye. © Muse✌💋xo
Saucily I Slice
Saucily I slice a pizza Come on thru I'll feed it to ya! Supremes live in my pizzeria They're always singing "Mama Mia"! So shut the shades put on your lace Run right down to my pizza place Act quick ...
Beaufale L4 days ago
Why Study Law
It begins quite simple You do your readings for the first few weeks Then life bogs you down and you wonder how oh how Could you have ever thought you could do this And it is week four And your first a...
Rowan Finley6 days ago
The Great Untouchable
The great untouchableThe great unknownWhat we're taught when we're home grown The great untouchable The mysterious realmThoughts ticking, ticking overwhelm The great untouchable The unexplored univers...
Sid l.c 10 days ago
Brick Walls
So here’s the thing I don’t communicate well Or often or fucking properly Everything out of my mouth is either something that makes no goddamn sense or is some random shit i recently learned about tha...
Choice
They asked me to pick a side. It's us, or them. I tried to see which was right, and which was wrong. But I couldn't. Both sides seemed, the same. They became impatient, demanding I choose. I searched ...
Writer
Sometimes its hard to be a writer. When the words start to pile up at 2 AM, and the voices in your head start screaming to be let out. So you toss away any notion of sleep, with a fistful of covers. A...
Sarai Jakubczak11 days ago
Slanderous Activity
An outrageous violation of my sanity has given me the strength to speak about some slanderous activities. If libel is the best thing you can pull out of your sleeve, then here's my response to your vi...
Household Name
I look at this empty billboard on the side of a building in Lower Manhattan Thinkin’ I’m about to be on it, forget that I wanna be on the building itself in the future I look at my card on Google Sear...
Josh Hatcher13 days ago
No One
I can’t do it for you. I can’t be it for you. We all are made to wander, and cry out. We are all made to wonder, and sing. This path you walk, is yours. And I’ll walk along, or ahead, or behind - wher...
Khali's Joint
I can see through these bogus fools As if they were bills that were counterfeited. I can also shrug off the bullshit they’re flossing— Through their handshakes and friendly gestures. Niggas love to ta...
Neon Odyrah17 days ago
The African Woman
I am African, I am Woman Born into a system A system where boys were entitled to education And girls taught about the shape of the kitchen Boys encouraged to chase their dreams Girls taught how to fry...
Neon Odyrah17 days ago
Untitled
It is Hard Maybe I am blowing it out of proportion Maybe I am not paying it enough attention Maybe my mental health is at risk but I am not taking it serious Maybe I am just creating this illusion Pai...
Poetic Glory18 days ago
Freedom
Hurt inside smiling outwardly my anxiety takes me by surprise I get shooked and it makes me feel cowardly I leave my house early to avoid having to feel awkwardly I’m fucked up I’m messed up sometimes...
Poetic Glory18 days ago
Sipping Champagne
Your flattery makes me feel vain after I stop smiling, I still feel the same pain that’s why I sit here and enjoy this champagne I’m getting tipsy, I feel it in my veins sober soul, drunken pain, I’m ...
Crissy DXCII18 days ago
Let's Build a Force
Some women, instead of empowering they hate. They recreate your character. Evaluate you at a different rate. Plugging you in to a different adapter. And this isn’t the you they see. Might even call yo...