slam poetry

Slam poetry: that magical mix of rhythm and rhyme.

Gladys W. Muturi2 years ago
Grow Up
I wish you could stop acting childish You're not mental or special I wish you could be more mature How dumb can you be Choosing her over me You say you love me but you love her You listen to unnecessa...
Omni Prophet2 years ago
Self-Revive
Used to think the realest was on the team. Now, I see that was all a dream. We used to talk 'bout how we gone get creame and get to the money scene, scheming, laughing, smoking pungent, but Niggaz lef...
Beth Spencer2 years ago
Population Buzz
The sun has set upon my nation, The sun has set. But still I cannot catch my breath. I cannot catch my breath. Too little space for air to come. No air not second-hand. No air not second-hand has come...
Megan Taylor2 years ago
22nd May
She stands in the doorway, leant against the door frame Left shoulder against the wood. One of her legs crossed over the other Arms crossed across her chest "So I assume you'll have children one day" ...
Idalis Nieves2 years ago
Not Another Teenage Movie
Not Another 80s Teenage Movie I am Independent, Down-to-earth, “Smart” Girl hopelessly in love With Jock Who Possesses a Brain. First half of the movie: ditch Glasses and Be a Popular. Date the jock. ...
Jenny Ibañez2 years ago
Liar
Despicable. That’s what goes through my head when your name is mentioned. Your name is bitter poison in my mouth. I bet you sleep real cozy at night. Not a worry, not giving a fuck about what you did....
Autumn Best2 years ago
Social Anxiety
Social anxiety is like a thief, stealing away my identity until I am no longer a person, just a shell where the anxiety hides, whispering my fears like a tainted lullaby. It's words are sweet poison d...
Danni Gibson2 years ago
Death of a Friend
Lost hope. When you stop seeing beyond the faults, when the salt burns the reopened wounds. When the lies and darkness resurface, there's this question you ask yourself... Well no, your brain comprehe...
Amanda Karenina2 years ago
Denial
My love is your burden. You leave me hurting quite often, but I deny it. My heart is yours to break. I am your mistake, it seems; but you deny it. Why pretend to tolerate me? And then, why berate me? ...
Los Angeles' Hoods Burn
Our youth are up in flames as Huizar takes a break after being a fake and settling his sexual harassment case to a cost to tax payers pockets. He gets drunk and caught in a funk, DUI's and trips to th...
Angela Hughes2 years ago
Freestyle
Old girl got it twisted and living in the dark spitting that dumb shit thinks I'm scared of her bark. Little does she know I don't play games, she lost her girl and has only herself to blame. Living a...
Kourtney Risher2 years ago
The Superhighway
Life is an information superhighway, varying in speed. It buffers when the connection to its source slows. Life is exhilarating at 135 Mb/s. The data is infinite, flowing in different directions and s...
Kendra Danaher2 years ago
Ode to My Rapist(s)
Dear Rapist, How did it feel to take something so intimate and special to me, and rip it open like it was yours to take? How would it feel if I went into your wallet, and took anything I wanted withou...
Laurin Torres2 years ago
Lucid Living
Self-medicating, I hear what they saying Downing handles, lighting candles is what they seeing That's how he be praying is what they saying Taking my time, rhyming sublime, slime, blood, time Summerti...
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D. R2 years ago
The Good Kind of Bad
She think she bad/ Like cookies with milk chips/ sweet and salty nostalgia/ Like popsicle drop down sticky ant hill hands/ to cement/ and she is. Is way more than mulatto/ good like molasses/ take her...
Leo Misislyan2 years ago
ADHD
it’s like. how’s it like? oh, right. the rain falls in waves in couplets they flow most fall down together but some go it alone they fall down to the floor with one job in their mind others find it ea...
When I Thought I Wasn't Enough
Don't try to reach me through the shadows, you will never find me there. Don't fumble around for me late at night, early in the morning, whichever tortures you most. Don't think of me when you feel as...
Jamie Wills2 years ago
Fading Pride
All she does is stand with her back towards the light. Her face buried in her hands As she carries on her fight. Her tears could fill an ocean wide Her screams, a grandfather clock. She’s waiting as h...