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Best Rap Poems

Below are the all-time best Rap poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of rap poems written by PoetrySoup members

Letter to a Young Rap Artist
Look, anyone can stick two words together and rhyme,
But you gotta have rhythm and you gotta have time,
And you gotta have the guts to put...

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© Nick Ruff  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rap, imaginationwrite, write,
Form: Rhyme

Rap Game On
She knew this
 was going to happen
Mr psychopath is rapping
With his crazy beats in timing
Singing: She's so freaky
You must believe me
I'll spread my message
They better...

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Categories: rap, art, betrayal, bullying, business, character, deep,
Form: Free verse
Rap God
Steps up to the mic and loses his cool
acts like a fool, way too cool for school
flunked out twice 
wasn't raised to be nice 

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Categories: addiction, boy, confidence, rap,
Form: ABC
Trim Trimmer Chicken Dinner Winner
I don’t know tic tac toe
so I rhyme this with flow,
showing Nick Nac knows 
how to serve the perfect dose.

Measuring the rhymes
like I’m pleasuring the...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rap, character, confidence, cool, freedom, fun, hip
Form: Rhyme
my only hope
I fell asleep one dreary day
I lost my will, I lost my way
I ran from all I ever knew
And feared the call I was supposed...

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Categories: faith, life, rap, slam, spoken word,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member A Man Under Stress, A collaboration with Francis Crasto
My appreciation Francis Crasto for allowing me to collaborate with you as your 'psychiatrist' on ‘A MAN UNDER STRESS’- A great sequel to your recent...

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Categories: humor, rap, stress,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Rime of The Swarthy Bard
Math, physics, English, and so on—
     alas, are tiresome!
All the professors here go on 
     with a...

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Categories: humor, rap, satire, student,
Form: Bio
8 Mile Style
8MILE8MILE    .     .     .     .     ....

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Categories: career, humor, music, rap, silly, song,
Form: Lyric
Trayvon Brown
Walk with me,

cuz I don't wanna die young, 
I wanna grow old and have 
a daughter or a son, or maybe both, 
to live...

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Categories: rap, black african american, community, death, eulogy,
Form: Rhyme
Thoughts On MGK EMINEM diss, it's just what I noticed
Beard looks weird,
that's a lyrical genius to be feared,
you wrote a 6 year song and got the facts wrong,
fired with the hair and safety still...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hip hop, humorous, rap, slam, smart,
Form: Rhyme
Poetry Police # 2
Many (con)-ARTIST are drinking more than the soup
A kidnapping of the mind
Confessions/conspiracy/rounded up in groups
Interrogation on a  prowler /who's words robbed us blind
Corrupting our...

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Categories: rap, dedicationwords, me, poets,
Form: Free verse
Wing's beneath my feet
       This women in my home argues why I leave her so-much along.

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Categories: rap, assonance, confusion, devotion, home, together,
Form: Light Verse
Generation Gap
It might be called Electrifying Pink,
that color painted on her toes
for it glows amidst the grime of her feet
winding filth up around her ankles
as if...

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© Sue Mason  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rap, lifesilver,
Form: Narrative
Birds eye self surveillance
Theres a man in the sky, can you see him hiding, crouching behind the grey mist rising. 
Thunder and lightning seems to guide him to...

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Categories: rap, 7th grade, blue, change, desire, flying,
Form: Rhyme
Inspired by Slim Shady
You can probably tell I've always been inspired by Slim Shady 
By the way I rhyme words and the fact my pen's crazy
I'm the equivalent...

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© Alex Duffy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fun, funny, inspiration, inspirational, rap,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member hypocrisy democracy and the seven day weekend
we have fences around our homes
locks on doors
bars across windows
video cameras-motion detectors
and panic rooms
to protect the only sanctuary that we have
even heaven has a gate...

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Categories: america, corruption, rap, truth,
Form: Free verse

Not going to pretend it
I've been feeling rejected
And disrespected
Nothing I said and did
Was effective
Time I take a sedative
Or maybe 10 of them

Was fine one minute...

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Categories: dark, how i feel, poetry, rap,
Form: Rhyme
Just when I thought you knew me well
You're bothered by what circulates and surely I can tell
I know you heard about Georgia peach, i.e. Ashley

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Categories: friendship, girl, love, rap, relationship, repetition,
Form: Rhyme
How A Bill Becomes Law
How a Bill Becomes Law
Democratic process, that’s how it goes
More like pimps puttin’ out cigarettes
On their hapless ho’s

If you don’t vote, don’t complain about the...

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Categories: political, rap, slam,
Form: Rhyme
Before and After
Bust to the extreme 
And collide with your foes 
Be ruthless and heartless
When smash on them hoes 
Leave no stone unturned 
When your searching for...

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Categories: anger, conflict, crazy, hip hop, rap,
Form: Rhyme
A friend
Who else, if not a friend,
turns up to rap and rend?

Volodymyr Knyr

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Categories: betrayal, friend, humorous, rap,
Form: Couplet
Always Yours
(Meant to be read fast like rapping)

I’m trying to place all your beauty and grace

And to chase and embrace every memory that ever was

Hunting past...

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Categories: love, rap, soulmate,
Form: Free verse
Never Thought I'd Fall In Love (With My Best Friend)
(Chorus): Never thought I’d fall in love with my best friend
Sit on the phone and talk for hours about anything
He knew everything about me
He was...

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Categories: rap, love, music, song-teen, sad, me, sad
Form: Lyric
Make this life easy
How long will it take for you to see
Life is just an illusion, it’s gonna pass eventually
The flesh is just a lie
Eventually you’re gonna die

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Categories: rap, how i feel, lost love, political,
Form: Lyric
Love or Help
You live to love,
When you love to give.
That life you never had
Like forever, had no wealth.
Still had a hand to help.

All I have is
dreams for...

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Categories: rap, hip hop, hope, inspiration, love hurts,
Form: Acrostic