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Slam Poems | Examples of Slam Poetry

Poetry slam examples and all types of slam poems. A poetry slam is a writing and performance competition in where poets recite their original verses without props, costumes, or music. The lyrics and the performance of the poetry are equally important in slam poetry.

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Poem Topics Related to Slam

Read wonderful slam poetry on the following sub-topics: depression, emotion, feminist, funny, kids, life, love, lyric, middle school, and more.

List of Slam Poems

Note: The forms for these poems were selected by the poet. Often poems are assigned the wrong form. Please confirm the accuracy of the poetic form before referencing the poem.

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Mantle Place Phish Funk Slam Christopher Flaherty Free verse sad, slam,
Are you for real Christopher Flaherty Free verse slam,
Premium Member Poem Sons of Nimrod Freddie Robinson Jr. Verse imagery, slam, truth, wisdom,
Sticks and stones Slam mean girls cruel boys Christopher Flaherty Free verse anti bullying, slam,
Vroom Men Hood matthew harris Enclosed Rhyme slam, 10th grade, 12th grade,
What and where we came from on our Jorney Home Christopher Flaherty Free verse silver, slam,
Beauty Of Meteorological Wrathful Phenomena matthew harris Dramatic Verse slam, 12th grade, 8th grade,
Dear Spoken Word Mario Walker Rhyme slam,
Farrago Go Again With My Gallimaufry matthew harris Lyric slam, 10th grade, 12th grade,
Rhyme God Nick Trim Rhyme slam, smart, word play,

MGK Diss, Picking The Lyrics Apart And Taking A Shot
by Nick Trim
Go at anyone but didn't think it would be you,
I'm thinking okay but who on Earth are you,
now let's pick it apart and unearth the...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: slam, celebrity, hip hop, rap,

WHITE HAT MONDAY VERSE BLACKHAT MONDAY
by Allan Terry
Official Document
                    from the desk of...

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Cowboy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: slam, appreciation, art, engagement, film,

Thoughts On MGK diss, it's just what I noticed
by Nick Trim
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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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: slam, hip hop, humorous, rap,

Word Say, Word Slay
by Nick Trim
Chinese whispers and the rumours,
do some brains have blisters and tumours,
spreading gossip forever continues,
slaying all logic to rest in tombs.

These lips leak lies like lethal...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: slam, social, word play,

Keep The Change Cuz
by Earl Schumacker
Nerves hang out at the idle pump
Gas don't pump itself thinks Mr. Rich
While Bubba plants himself out front
Like an un-watered flower in the sun ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: slam, abuse, appreciation, business, conflict,

Slammed Slam
by Nick Trim
You say Trim Shady come out and play
but shady aint around no not today
that alter ego went away away to stay
I'm crazy maybe taking on...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hip hop, rap, slam,

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One Little Smile
by Sandra Weiss
When I look up and see your smile,
knowing it's directed at me.
It makes it all seem worthwhile,
It's all that I need to see.

A smile that...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, love, slam, smile,

Fly
by mary seibt
For those of you
in hiding
wearing a mask
and come home crying
for THOSE OF YOU
who work two shifts to come home
and know that you still can't pay...

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List | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: slam,

Daft From Bath
by Nick Trim
You look stupid in videos on phones at the start,
you don't look like "Badmans" calling women a tart,
when I see those skits I think what...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: slam, england, funny, giggle, hilarious,

Will I Ever Know Anything Else
by Madi Cook
it is overwhelming to feel as if you will
never achieve anything due to lack of
confidence and absence of resilience

you could acquire all of the ambition...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: slam, 12th grade, analogy, anxiety,

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Rattling Rim Shot
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

So you took your best shot,
but sadly it rimmed out
Rocket swish arc reached for the brightest star ... 
only to receive 
a missed blastoff launch...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lost love, metaphor, slam,

Wishing You A Donald Trump
by Earl Schumacker
Name your next ten children Trump
May all your twins be Donald's
I wish you a Merry Christmas too
With Happy Birthday visions of him
With surfer dude hair...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: slam, america, appreciation, celebrity, inspirational,

These Same MC's, Moulded Clay
by Nick Trim
You look stupid in videos on phones at the start,
it doesn't make you look badmans calling women a tart,
when I see those skits I think...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: slam, england, hip hop, home,

A Chip Off The Old Writer's Block
by matthew harris
Strikes relentlessly thrashing
     (from all points
     encompassing me) assigned
unforgivingly, vehemently,
     witheringly, blind
ding figurative...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: slam, 11th grade, 7th grade,

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Next Moment
by Freddie Robinson Jr.


Gangsta politicians,
falling stars   ...   twinkling
of an eye 
	disappearing

Leper lips
	 halitosis blowing
Got there gun clips
and stacked deck 
	    poker...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: slam, spiritual, truth, wisdom,

Resurrection
by Nick Trim
(Chorus)
You think you've got swagger but really you hobble,
you've got the jet lagger and you're drunk so you wobble,
don't start on me mate 'cus I...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: slam, hip hop, humorous, power,

The Social Media Generation
by Nick Trim
The social media generation that lives in cyber space,
so needy for notifications so they don't feel misplaced,
make up a world of brave faces sitting behind...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: internet, slam,

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BLOCKED
by Carole Duet
I was 
Rocked.
Then blocked,
Docked,
Locked,
Mocked,
Socked,
Focked,
Yes, blocked.
Thank you and
Fock you too.
...

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Concrete | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: slam,

Trump Poems Have Been Dumb, Done
by Nick Trim
I'm not one of these chumps all pumped by Trump 
on a mission to write a poem with punch. 
That topic's lost logic, yet punks...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: poetry, political, repetition, slam,

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20-20 Optical Illusion
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

20 nods and 20 winks,
it’s all smoke-and-mirrors
me lazy bones think

Swampy eye creatures
say dey got a thousand-dollar discount 
sofa solution
And dey gon put me 
on a...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: corruption, humor, slam, truth,