slam poetry

Slam poetry: that magical mix of rhythm and rhyme.

Meriska Mahabeer3 months ago
X Finds You
How many of you have ever had that moment in a math test when you open up the paper and see "that question?" "Find X" and you start having heart palpations because you have no idea what to do. Well, i...
Rowan Finley3 months ago
Like an Orgasmic Release
A poem written well is like an orgasmic release, may the carefully placed words of this poem never cease. Leaving you breathless and calm, to read it again and again without any qualm. Praising the po...
Luna Lotus3 months ago
Behind the Trees
Dwelling in NO MAN'S LAND feels at home. Subconsciously and consciously fearing the unknown. PEACE BE STILL, never rapid. Please be still, but never stagnant. Please release whatever's captured, under...
window thoughts 3 months ago
Why Does Happiness Never Last?
Why is happiness vague and quickly fades away while sadness always stays? Winters cruel sharp cold never fails to remind. The warmth of the sun, pink cheeks and the feeling of happiness, or something ...
Skylar Cribb3 months ago
Doesn't Make a Lot of Sense
This is a diary I choose to share with the world This is supposed to be a poem Things are rough things get bad than horrible It's all part of growing up Tree trunks are scarred too I don't know shit a...
Daniel Zuller3 months ago
The Urging Worm
Worms, worms, worms turns the flesh I heard, absurd. The merge of earth and carrion. Like church, the dirt of everyone, I did not slur, nor stutter. Though I searched the worst and muttered. To myself...
Rowan Finley3 months ago
We Three Brothers
We three brothers went separate ways Through life we plunged, sifting through the maze One of us, led to instruct youthful minds One of us, moved to provide therapy, reading doctoral signs One of us, ...
Arielle Geiwitz3 months ago
Exhaustion
A way of your body deciding That it’s tired of the Abuse The stretching of hours The confusion of trying to do this thing called survive. The heart is racing the mind But is only so Many paces behind....
Lashonda M3 months ago
Gender Lust
How boys love: He left pieces of her laid out on his mother's carpet. Like the last toys he forgot to clean up before supper. No instructions, No manual, Assembly required. His mother taught him to sw...
Ink Mouse4 months ago
7 Sins
Gluttony: Disgustingly, you feed and feed, stuffing your face. Eating it all, not a crumb or trace of it, this love of food you stuff it down your throat. Down your guilt, an angel you were, now a slu...
Sara Anima4 months ago
Restless
“You need to heal.” Yeah, but I can barely deal. I can’t just write it out, pack it up in an envelope and send it off with a seal. Trust me, I’ve tried it before. Mellowed out, I won’t take a drink fr...
Rowan Finley4 months ago
Doctor, Dear Doctor
Doctor, Dear Doctor Don't pretend like you know it all Doctor, Dear Doctor I am a person, not a rag doll Doctor, Dear Doctor There is no need to act like God Doctor, Dear Doctor Don't be a jerk wad Do...
Lindelani Mnisi4 months ago
My Wind Cometh
I'm watching the skies, knowing that a wind is making it's way to pick up my sails and progress my journey. See it's only a matter of time, so time doesn't really matter, as I wait and watch the skies...
Lindelani Mnisi4 months ago
Materialistic
Since when were wishes so materialistic, our ideal picture of happiness no longer "me," now it's "my?" We've upgraded the concept of happy you see: Square rooted desires, we lost higher purpose, now i...
Sierra Lynn4 months ago
A Love Letter to All of Those Who Left Their Knives in My Back
I once held you high, Put you on top of clouds, Let you have trophies, medals, and roses. I let you have so much, So much I will never get back. You still sit upon that cloud that I gave you, It grows...
Rowen Motley4 months ago
Naked Skin
I shall not be apologetic For you've objectified me Before you got to know me With piercing eyes Undressing my flaws You've observing my skin And the nakedness in which My thighs and breast Move makin...
Inure Muse4 months ago
Hey... I Promise
I will never let them: be it another woman... or a man, take advantage of you. Use your heart, soul and body to abuse you. Hey... I promise. I will Never believe another lie, or, "I love you"... I will always be there, for you... I will ALWAYS love you. I promise... I will be the one to dry your eyes, I will be "the one" to muffle your screams, hold you... and hear your cries. I promise... I will be the one to heal you. And hold your hand too... I will be the one who understands, you. No one els...
Kaitlin Baker4 months ago
This Is Me
Again. I’ve let you win. Coming into my heart please don’t break it again. Every child needs their mom but where was mine? Lost to morphine or I guess another fucking line. I wish I knew what made you...