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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

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music to my ears
like candy to my mouth 
melts the heart

Copyright © C T | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by JEAN MURRAY| Details |

LULLABY

Listen to poem:
     Sleep
   my child. 
  I will sing
 your lullaby
     song.

Copyright © JEAN MURRAY | Year Posted 2017

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 Maurice Yvonne| Details |

She Loves Me She Loves Me Not

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I am so sorry.
I've had to remove this poem. 
It is being published.  



Copyright © Maurice Yvonne | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by Julia Ward| Details |

Whisper in Irish

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pianissimo from piano in soft green Ireland is on stage

Copyright © Julia Ward | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by Darren White| Details |

EMBERS OF LOVE

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Winter heart so cold My fire extinct long ago In ice, hail and fog Small embers of love remain Only you can rekindle

Copyright © Darren White | Year Posted 2017

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 Agnes Krampe| Details |

Paul Klee- Little Fool in Trance

Listen to poem:
Floating dream on nimble feet
Swinging lines
Full of life
As if he’s about to fly

Watch him skip  blissfully,
Unaware
Of the world
Full of joy and full of peace
As you stare.


5/12/2017

Copyright © Agnes Krampe | Year Posted 2017

Short Spoken Word poem by Darren White| Details |

COFFEE

Listen to poem:
COFFEE His voice, confused, warm, Apologizing, smiling. Coffee smell, longing... Distant voice carries Early morning sleepiness... Attraction complete. *** October 31, 2016

Copyright © Darren White | 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 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 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 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 Bob Moore| Details |

Words in my Head

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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 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 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 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 Jonathan Handel| Details |

Sirocco

Listen to poem:
An ill wind blows
Straight across the land:
You can feel it now.

It’s a desert gale
That dessicates compassion;
A sandstorm
Scouring empathy from the heart.

It’s a parching blast,
A dry sirocco
That burns away kindness.

A wind that turns landscapes
Into arid civic ruin.

Copyright © Jonathan Handel | Year Posted 2016

Short Spoken Word poem by Julia Ward| Details |

LOVE

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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

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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

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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