slam poetry

Slam poetry: that magical mix of rhythm and rhyme.

Rauce The-sauce2 years ago
Broken
She goes out just before the dawn, The ground still damp with morning dew. To breath in the calm wet air, That smells of rain and soft earth. She wants to beg a god for her forgiveness, But she can’t ...
Natasha Lalonde2 years ago
schatzilein
Nobody writes poems about their German ancestors sipping tea on balconies overlooking the alps, catching the wind and storing it in their lungs for later yodels. Nobody writes about how they ich liebe...
B T2 years ago
Orange Monster
They say that nothing rhymes with orange, well nothing rhymes with monster either, Thinkin now it’s got a voice and that of a deceiver, Now we know they’re all the same tell me now you’re a believer, ...
Joke Marfsky2 years ago
Everyone’s 2016 Sucked
I leave Baker’s, a week and a half into the new year, Sunday night; after a double at the theater. I'm on my way down Leavenworth, king-size doobie for a king-size shift, I have purchased a bottle of ...
Who Decided?
Who Decided that dandelions were weeds? Why can't they be flowers? Why can't they be free? Who Decided that fathers should work? And mothers should stay home to do the housework? Who Decided that King...
Trey Stevens2 years ago
The Old Man and the Zoo
We're goin' to the zoo, zoo, zoo How about you, you, you? You can come too, too, too We're goin' to the zoo, zoo, zoo. He hummed a tune, that's forever stuck. From age 5 to 16 he would sing to me. Man...
Austin Howell2 years ago
On A Roll
ok im really starting to feel the wheel rotating faster than a wedding meal or an opiate addict finding their next pill will is all i wield i know it takes more than just skill and knowin how to write...
Roleby Colvin2 years ago
Triggered
When did we stop paying attention to the character of someones heart, and instead place more value on the words they choose… Why has it come to be that evil prays in pretty words and golden speech… Be...
Amanda Zylstra2 years ago
Walking on Egg Shells
I walked on eggshells to be your friend. You are insecure and overly emotional. You do not embrace my words of wisdom. You insist I am wrong, When I know I am right. I have never been one to tell peop...
Amanda Zylstra2 years ago
Living in Your Head
We will now return to your regularly scheduled programming. Turn all devices to mute before entering the theater. Exit using the designated areas to your right. We are wired with a set list of rules a...
Zoey Sparks2 years ago
The Games We Play
When you first called me baby, my stomach was punctured by Jacks. Pain and bruises fluttered on my skin as thumbprint butterflies. When you held me down for the first time, I thought it was just the w...
Just Shade2 years ago
Robbed
"Smile!" "Don't look so mad all the time!" "You're too pretty to be frowning like that." This is what you say to me As I walk past a group of you Fearing for my life With every quick, calculated step ...
Amber Smith2 years ago
I Am a Female of the New Times
I Am a Female of the New Times ...I am a female of the new times, Which means I really haven't any clue. Men may carry over some belongings, But women will be altogether new. Each of us will have to b...
Megan Taylor2 years ago
24th September
My soul is salt, and life is water My friends are watching me dissolve. I am a lamb, and my mental state is leading me to slaughter I am waiting for the bolt to the brain I am waiting for the day I cr...
Disappear
My heart started to beat again on that rainy night in July. When you saw into my eyes. When you made me wonder why I've been so broken. Why go through so much just for it to end? Losing my best friend...
Jessica Chappell2 years ago
Contradictory
They say that there is a life after death, After you take that last breath, But then, do you really die When your soul drip-drops by? People always claim to believe good things, And bring others wings...
Aiden Gallagher2 years ago
Aiden
every time... every time I look every time I look in that god damn mirror I gag the person staring back at me isn't the person I need to be the person on the inside it's like I'm trapped in a cage tra...
Amanda Thurnherr2 years ago
Trippin'
Slippin farther into the abyss Something seriously amiss Trippin deeper out of my mind With nothing left to do but look behind At all the things i haven't done All the chances i could have won Left in...