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anxiety appreciation
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change chanukah
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for her for him
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games garden
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golf good friday
good morning good night
goodbye gospel
gothic graduate
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grandson grave
green grief
growing up growth
guitar hair
halloween happiness
happy happy birthday
hate health
heart heartbreak
heartbroken heaven
hello hero
high school hilarious
hindi hip hop
history hockey
holiday holocaust
home homework
hope horror
horse house
how i feel howl
humanity humor
humorous hurt
husband hyperbole
i am i love you
i miss you identity
image imagery
imagination immigration
independence day innocence
insect inspiration
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internet introspection
ireland irony
islamic january
jealousy jesus
jewish jobs
journey joy
judgement july
june kid
kindergarten kiss
language leadership
leaving life
light little sister
london loneliness
lonely longing
loss lost
lost love love
love hurts lust
lyric magic
malayalam marathi
march marriage
math may
me meaningful
memorial day memory
men mental illness
mentor metaphor
middle school military
miracle mirror
miss you missing
missing you mom
money moon
morning mother
mother daughter mother son
mothers day motivation
mountains moving on
mum murder
muse music
my child my children
mystery myth
mythology name
native american natural disasters
nature new year
new years day new york
nice niece
night nonsense
nostalgia november
nursery rhyme obituary
ocean october
old onomatopoeia
pain paradise
parents paris
parody pashto
passion patriotic
peace people
perspective pets
philosophy places
planet poems
poetess poetry
poets political
pollution poverty
power prayer
prejudice preschool
presidents day pride
princess prison
proposal psychological
purple quinceanera
race racism
rain rainbow
rainforest rap
raven recovery from
red relationship
religion religious
remember remembrance day
repetition retirement
riddle rights
river romance
romantic rose
roses are red rude
sad sad love
satire scary
school science
science fiction sea
seasons self
senses sensual
september sexy
sick silence
silly silver
simile simple
sin sister
sky slam
slavery sleep
smart smile
snow soccer
social society
softball soldier
solitude sometimes
son song
sorrow sorry
soulmate sound
space spanish
spiritual spoken word
sports spring
star stars
storm strength
stress student
success suicide
summer sun
sunset sunshine
surreal sweet
symbolism sympathy
tamil teacher
teachers day technology
teen teenage
thank you thanks
thanksgiving thanksgiving day
tiger time
today together
travel tree
tribute true love
trust truth
uplifting urban
urdu usa
vacation valentines day
vanity veterans day
violence visionary
vogon voice
volleyball voyage
war water
weather wedding
wife wind
wine winter
wisdom woman
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Short Spoken Word Poems

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Short Spoken Word poem by Team PoetrySoup| Details | |

gfadga grup

Listen to poem:
gfadga
fadsfagfadga
grup

Copyright © Team PoetrySoup | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by C T | Details | |

Sweet Music

Listen to poem:
music to my ears
like candy to my mouth 
melts the heart

Copyright © C T | Year Posted 2016


Short Spoken Word poem by Team PoetrySoup| Details | |

Soup's Test

Listen to poem:
Soup Test Soup Test Soup Test Soup Test
test

Copyright © Team PoetrySoup | Year Posted 2015

Short Spoken Word poem by Julia Ward| Details | |

Whisper in Irish

Listen to poem:
pianissimo from piano in soft green Ireland is on stage

Copyright © Julia Ward | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by Tom Arnone| Details | |

Fish Butt

Listen to poem:
Basking on the sun-lit ice.
Walrus mumble filled with hype.
Today I haven't a thing to do
(that's nice)
But fish, butt-wipe, butt you.

Copyright © Tom Arnone | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by stephen pennell | Details | |

Written in the sand

Listen to poem:
I write I love you in the sand. 
Only for the sea  to wash my words away
But I will return another day 
To write those words of love again
No force of nature or raging seas
will stop me saying I want you
with these words, written in the sand
I love you.

Copyright © stephen pennell | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by Mike Martin| Details | |

A Struggle

Listen to poem:
I came upon a struggle 
with some words I’m trying to juggle
but have no fear, pray help is near
these words you’ll want to snuggle

if you care to help me out 
I’ll see you get a mention
what fun are words, if not to share
I don’t need intervention

Copyright © Mike Martin | Year Posted 2015

Short Spoken Word poem by David Lindsay| Details | |

Summer Evenings

Listen to poem:
Summer evenings stroll on
With their melodies strong
And their playful wishes well-fed

Sunsets arrive in full glory
With a daring, keen story
Reluctant to cast us to bed

The skies blush and they croon
Kiss hello to the moon
and blossom in purple and red

Copyright © David Lindsay | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by Julia Ward| Details | |

In A Name

Listen to poem:
Baby Chantal,
giving her a lady poison 
by her name...
Dad gets glimpse
of high heels running
out of his future

He sees her at twenty
in his mind with verbose lipstick
with a long name he can't pronounce,
and mouths he is sorry
for calling her Chantal

Copyright © Julia Ward | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by Laura Loo| Details | |

Summer Haiku

Listen to poem:
Summer Lovin' Short Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Andrea Dietrich


daybreak ascends morn’
     glowbugs gleam with fervor 
          scents of solstice


Form: Modern Haiku
Checked Syllables at: www.howmanysyllables.com


Date Written: May 16, 2016

Copyright © Laura Loo | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by Bob Moore| Details | |

Words in my Head

Listen to poem:
By Robert (Bob) Moore © 2015

These words which jump into my head
from where I do not know
I want to share them with you all
as the verses grow

I can’t think where they come from
it’s a mystery to me
I just thought I would write then down
so all of you can see.

Copyright © Bob Moore | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by Ashley Dibble| Details | |

Balloons and Bags

Listen to poem:
How do we save the children who get high?
With each passing day they slowly die.
Huddled in corners with balloons and rags.
Breathing in futures containing body bags.
These are our children, who we love and hold.
Its their pain and confusion that has made them so bold.

Copyright © Ashley Dibble | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by Julia Ward| Details | |

Not Believed

Listen to poem:
Soldiers were marching
down the Old Kent Road,
and Prince William
was saying me instead of I.

Was there a good choice of news
when they gave us William?

"Me and Catherine were there,
were there in the Old Kent Road",
but we did not believe him.
We saw soldiers.

Copyright © Julia Ward | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by Poet Destroyer A | Details | |

Old Lady

Listen to poem:
"bag of bones"


I wonder if when you look at me
You can't bring yourself to like    the  vanity
Lost  somewhere  inside - 
I wonder if beauty lives..... in you???

Poor old lady; 
-perhaps you should not pass judgment 
For one day
I might be
Just 
Like 
You!

By: PD

Copyright © Poet Destroyer A | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by Julia Ward| Details | |

LOVE

Listen to poem:
I am a girl of what could be -

my love for ever in front of me.

I cannot catch it or ask it to tea.

It will for ever elude me.


But I have a love of a different sort.

It's not the make-believe I thought.

This is my man who lives with me.

Love has truly come to tea.

Copyright © Julia Ward | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by Julia Ward| Details | |

Tears for the death of Minto

Listen to poem:
Tears for the death of Minto,
but some could only think of his red nails.
That last concert he gave, 
oh,      surely not?

He waved to the crowd displaying nails
and looking angry.
Was that his last concert?

He will play from heaven somewhere,
his red nails glowing in strange sun.

Copyright © Julia Ward | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by Mike Martin| Details | |

San Antonio

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adios gringo buenos dias muchacho hastsa la vista si signorita gracia para sombrero signore lo perdí a rio grandé cruzar sierra madré voy a san miguel san hosé, san juan pedir san antonio decir por favor Enjoy the music here. http://mike-martin.net/Intervention

Copyright © Mike Martin | Year Posted 2015

Short Spoken Word poem by Julia Ward| Details | |

The Taksim Military Barracks

Listen to poem:
Behind a fence, the barracks,
the grim barracks,
but the barracks are no more.
Their domes were like an onion,
stealing the great show.

Julie went to see them in 1939,
but much after, no, soon after,
grim barracks were no more...
The onion domes don't mystify:
there's only mist to show.

Copyright © Julia Ward | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by Julia Ward| Details | |

The Miller's Daughter

Listen to poem:
The lighting, it was over-bright
and fraught was the miller's daughter.
It gave the miller man a fright.
The lighting, it was over-bright,
and damaged - quite an oversight.
              That is when the killer caught her! 
The lighting, it was over-bright
and fraught was the miller's daughter.

Copyright © Julia Ward | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by Bob Moore| Details | |

Wee Willie Winkie

Listen to poem:
By Robert (Bob) Moore

Wee Willie Winkie running through the town
just had a shandy and a good lie down
Mary’s running after him cause she’s just had one too
now she’s up the duff, and she don’t know what to do
she has to marry Willie before the Fall
guess Wee Willies Winkie, wasn’t so wee at all.

Copyright © Bob Moore | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by Mike Martin| Details | |

All Because of You

Listen to poem:
When I awoke this morning
Such a lovely day
Then I heard your sparkling voice
And I heard you say

     All because of you, my love
     All because of you
     Now my world is beautiful
     All because of you

Now the day is ending
And I say to you
All the world is beautiful
All because of you

Copyright © Mike Martin | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by Christine Lehman| Details | |

Peaceful bookstore, interrupted

Listen to poem:
Clay saucer
clay pot
potting soil
striped triangular stone
tiny green bud
tall bamboo stalk
fleshy green leaves
held in place by
patio umbrella crank
sits on latticed
black round wrought iron
table at Bart’s Books
Ojai, California,
quiet, peaceful,
so serene
till a bookstore-hating baby
screams.

Copyright © Christine Lehman | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by Bob Moore| Details | |

Rhymes Unbidden

Listen to poem:
By Robert (Bob) Moore

I wonder where these poems have been
hiding in my head unseen
‘til Billy Briggs started me on rhyme
and now it’s there, all of the time

I think of rhymes day after day
sometimes I wish they’d go away
guess I’m stuck ‘til there all done
must admit, it has been fun

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Copyright © Bob Moore | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by John lawless| Details | |

Embers of Time

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           Embers of Time


Sweet flickering embers of time
rekindling  morsels of flame
held in the  shivering embrace
of a love that no loving could tame.

The heat and the light slowly blur
the embers of time’s discontent
doused by the salt of lost tears
in shadows flame dancing lament.


John G. Lawless
4/15/2014

Copyright © John lawless | Year Posted 2014

Short Spoken Word poem by stephen pennell | Details | |

Love without hope

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Trenches filled with a nations youth and homes with broken dreams 
No golden years are guaranteed when the queen  calls your name
No wedding days and two up two downs and gardens neat and  clean
Just stolen lives an empty chair and a letter from the queen   





24032016 read what quatrain is, prob nothing like but 1st go 
    

Copyright © stephen pennell | Year Posted 2016