slam poetry

Slam poetry: that magical mix of rhythm and rhyme.

Jessica Smith2 years ago
Dreams
Remember.... Remember.... Remember.... Remember.... Memories.... Flooding my head, lying on my bed, I can't... can't stop.... There's nothing I can do, to stop thinking about you. All these dreams I h...
Fox Marsh2 years ago
Faith
This world we live in has lost its faith, yet commands we read the verses. A world that thrives on overcoming struggles, whilst not telling how fat its purse is. Debate turns into hate crime, turning ...
Bushra Shahriar2 years ago
Words
I love words. They mean everything. Your words can fix, your words can heal, As long as you know what’s true and what’s real. “As long as you know what’s true and what’s real”, Funny, isn’t it? How pe...
Whitney Graham2 years ago
Untitled: A Poem Inspired by, and Composed for, NYU's 2017 May Day Sanctuary
Hello, Vocal community! Here is my performance at the Nuyorican Poet's Café on May 19th, following the Friday Night Poetry Slam (during which they always host an open mic). To explain the beginning of the video: Whenever it's someone's first time performing here, everyone in the audience shouts "VIRGIN!" Also, I was super nervous to be reading at that legendary location, hence any awkwardness in the opening haha. I felt beyond excited to present my piece at the very place which first inspired me...
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KaSandra Odle2 years ago
Extraordinary
Ordinary: it's just a word Add a little extra to that, and you've got something special. Sometimes that "extra" can be something simple: A change in perspective, making the real seem surreal, A moment...
Bridget Meier2 years ago
White Black
1.) They say to me, whenever I get an attitude, that I'm being racist because I'm white and they're black. 2.)And I have to pause because this rubberneck is about to be one of those crunchy slimes you...
David Del Angel2 years ago
Lil Dude On His Own Road
A Lil Dude on a lonely road. That's Trying to find a home. Cuz where ever he goes there's never any friends, only foes. Does this mean he can't realize his goals and dreams? Does this mean he cant mak...
India Dillon2 years ago
Wasteland
I’m stuck in this place, No one to save me. Why do you do this? Torment, abuse, bully, There’s barely anything left of me. I can’t believe you let me down, I had my doubts already, But you went and ma...
14/15
14. A week before 15. I remember getting off that number 7 city bus Not knowing what the future held as I walked down that black concrete street. Near in my eye sight, I saw you The wheels of that roy...
Jolie Kone2 years ago
Apart
Apart, apart, apart ...
Jess Ganhaõ2 years ago
Snowflake Thoughts
I won't listen to the propaganda, I won't let them take control I will stand for what I believe in For the goodness of my soul They can say what they like How it's better to be alone But I refuse to l...
Geraldine Taylor2 years ago
Freedom
Unhampered velocity, flow of continuity Selected autonomy, explore your philosophy Treaded geography, to grasp empathically Of no ambiguity, to reason amicably Of no accord, nonsensical The freedom ju...
Skunk Uzeki2 years ago
Tips for New Slam Poets
Slam poetry isn't easy, and in most cases, it's insanely intimidating to try out. But, if you are a poet at heart, you can't help yourself from giving it a shot. As scary as it can be to perform your ...