slam poetry

Slam poetry: that magical mix of rhythm and rhyme.

Donovan Leclair2 days ago
In to the Nothing
Internal nano meltdown, micro machines gone Maximum overdrive over this mental hardscape. Build'Em up just to tear it all down to its smallest compound. In and out of phase, phantom breakbeat quirks. ...
Serrena Gragg6 days ago
Weak and Angry
I just want to be mad. I want to scream, Punch, Bite, I swear I'll fight but I'm tired. I just want to smile. But I'm weak from the days behind me. And I'm struggling to be happy in the days before me...
Inure Muse8 days ago
Fooled Around...
I mistook your mask for a face... hid my hatred for your endless melodies of lies in the lovers, I fucked, behind your back, to bury the blue in my heart and tears in my eyes. Aw, the pain I wore on the fringes of my emotions, like lace. beneath my hollow cries. on a constant tear-streaked disgrace. Apparently, was too much for your mind and heart to embrace. A reality, with a strong, chiseled disposition... has no room in your delusion. Never really had its place Who would chase? A partner, con...
To Be PC
I know how to be politically correct I just choose not to be. All these obvious niceties That light their face up so sadly; More polite than truth! We can’t call them midgets Or make fun of their heig...
One Request
Have you always been a bitch all your life? Don’t look behind I’m talking to you! To the one with no mind Just two bags of milk To do her thinking for her. Act all superior then You snotty nosed whore...
Silence Is Golden
We are taught that silence is golden. That it’s good to be a chest full of secrets left to drown in the ocean. Your pain is the treasure that someone will one day dig up and maybe learn from your mist...
Violet P. Davies13 days ago
Real
I said something real once. I said something real once, And people liked it. I said something real once, And people liked it, And that scares the shit out of me. I wrote because I was terrified Of eve...
Knifed
I’ve got a pain in my back From where I got stabbed By an insolent creature That did nothing but nag Me about how great he was And who he was to be. When really there was not much To gloat about actua...
Monique Star15 days ago
Power of Penmanship
Everyone is born with a voice. Some escape through the mouth with ease Without a need for serpentine and struggle. Others have voices shoved back to the heart By either a road block at the mouth Or a ...
Sarah Williams17 days ago
Change
The wailing of the heart are ones you can not hear Gone with the pain suffered from knowing, When you are so thick with emotion There is nothing to stop you from dreaming. Realization is the most pain...
Hero
If I was a superhero I wish only for something simple a messenger to say "don't give up" before the blade goes too deep before the foot steps over the edge before the pills are swallowed to will peopl...
Serrena Gragg20 days ago
My Name
People have always made a game Out of my pretty name, Calling me everything but Who it is that I am. Sometimes I get quite frustrated At the thought of how A simple three syllable word Could be choppe...
Diamond Long20 days ago
Cost
How much do your words cost It cost you family It cost you a relationship It cost you memories Every time you open your mouth Your tongue cost you the next step in your life Good and bad is the same t...
Happiness
I come from darkness from what I thought everlasting night from a stinging palm on my skin from seeing more wrong than right. I come from brokenness from a young mother and an absent father from new h...
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Michael L25 days ago
The Bell
There is no light that is not stinging There are no ears that are not ringing How could there be? Who is immune? Who could ignore this hateful tune? My ears are filled, tormented, cowed But no one els...
Rowan Finleya month ago
All They Say Is...
Day and night They pour forth praise Four creatures of unique frame They never grow weary or lame Strange faces Many graces They say He was They say He is They say He is to come The clouds are like ch...
Matthew Mikituka month ago
Killing the Beast
Cancer be the toxic beast that slay humans into waste Apparently acidic bodies be the fuel That cancer likes to taste Supposedly alkaline bodies can win the duel Myself I had lost many friends and fam...
Rowan Finleya month ago
Behind the Curtain
You're not a miscellaneous conglomeration You're not a mechanical configuration You're not a hardwired computer You're not a soothsayer or a troubleshooter You're most certainly not a mistake You're n...