slam poetry

Slam poetry: that magical mix of rhythm and rhyme.

Cicely Blain2 years ago
Blood
I bleed. It’s not quiet. Not a pitter-patter of summer raindrops on gossamer rooftops. It is not shy. It is a raging fire than burns through oppressive cloths that marks its territory with crimson cou...
Shape-Shifter
Let's go in time To when you galloped on shooting stars Over open flame As I was choking on the fullness of your breath Because I was starving on the paragraphs swallowed Taking stance like soldiers u...
Natalie Simmons2 years ago
Money and Power
Money. Power. The people that lead us, the people that teach us, have no clue either. They tell us yes, they tell us no, but what the fuck do they show? We are lured into their power, brought up with ...
Dani Lopez2 years ago
Scary
I've never been scared of many things. I've tended to understand what things could and couldn't hurt me. My biggest fear in life has always been, Heights. The thought of looking over the top of a skys...
Jai Storm2 years ago
The Game
This was like a deck of cards, and you stacked the deck, like a dealer does when he deals, you stole it all back, every penny, every ounce I gave to you, shuffled it up and tore me right through, now ...
U.R. Ahzum2 years ago
I Remember...
I remember a time when all I knew was fun. I remember a time when I played in the sun. I remember it all being with my dad. I remember how he made me glad. I remember a time when he’d move mountains f...
L. E. King2 years ago
The Invitation
I'm throwing a party. There will be: 1. Violently colored balloons shaped like middle fingers. 2. Moist cake with rainbow glitter and the words "fuck it" written in impecable cursive writing I call it...
Bryan RJ Delorme2 years ago
Crimes Against Humanity
You made it this way and I can't be bothered by your lack of integrity You came to the conclusion of the fact of the matter that you live in this society You've come to terms with committing crimes ag...
Latoia Dunn2 years ago
Black Lives
As I sit here I wonder if others understand why it's a must that we instill in others that black lives really matter I mean as if blacks actually matter in a society that teaches others they don't In ...
Jose Juarez2 years ago
Muscle Memory
Supremacists, nationalists, history advocates— they march because they say they will not let their place in history be forgotten. their history be replaced. their race be erased. But who can forget th...
Cherise Doane2 years ago
I'm Sorry
When I was a kid... I never spoke up About the bullying and torture I endured on a daily basis Because I was afraid Nobody would listen Or that I would be reminded That sticks and stones Will break my...
Michael Gallegos2 years ago
Ahhhhhh
This is a moment, If even that. A fragment, of mind lapsing. It's inspiration, If even that. An epiphany, That has collapsed. Or, perhaps, Something referred, But got deterred. Mental track derailed. ...
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Siying Ho2 years ago
The Human Condition
Humans are burdened with compunction At each and every other junction For, with their marvellous brains Come equally marvellous Chains Alas, with all their sensibility, Humans also possess inflexibili...
DarDar Leo2 years ago
Language is Life
waves weaving fruits feeding blood bleeding trees breathing skies snowing winds blowing grains growing streams flowing rocks knowing hearts glowing flames flickering rain whispering grass glittering s...
Jade Small2 years ago
You.
The way his eyes glistened in the sun, the way they looked beautiful even when he is on the verge of tears. The way his hair gets in his way all the time, the way he doesn’t notice me staring at him w...
Stay Rooted
I Stay Rooted As Her Eyes Change And Her Fire Burns I Stay Rooted As Her Body Aches And Her Skin Yearns I Stay Rooted As Her Earth Trembles And Her Wind Shakes I Stay Rooted As Her Waves Crash And Her...
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Dakota Bennett2 years ago
I Wish
I will always wish that I could paint your favourite picture on the sky, or that I could rearrange the stars at night to shape them into the constellation that you have tattooed behind your ear. I wis...
jas .2 years ago
High Note
on a high note looking so micro say she don't swallow so i got stuck in her throat i'm just tryna stay afloat have you read what i wrote swear i'm doing the most this is not a joke it's gunna hit like...