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Poetry Slam Poems | Examples of Slam Poetry

Slam Poems. A poetry slam is a writing and performance competition in where poets recite their original verses without props, costumes, or music. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read and share great examples of short, long, best, and famous examples poetry slam.
Rocket Launcher
Teray tattay tera Lora Lun lohay ka hathora.....Read More
Categories: adventure, sexy, slam, teen,
Form: Couplet



Deceiving Distortion
This distortion I reek of Is seeping Its not under control Im forced into believing this bed is too big for the small room That the walls of this small room is a way of containing the...Read More
Categories: slam, 10th grade, analogy, anger,
Form: Free verse
Plush Safe - J M Basquiat: TAG
( "Title colon" . . . hahaha -> : is my favorite editor! All my fans fit in my fanny-pack. Some fans . . . or some fanny!) Title:...Read More
Categories: slam, community, culture, humor, parody,
Form: Didactic
Reflection in the walls, reflection in my eyes
I keep the mirror covered, thank you very much, nothing is clear and I keep it that way, two years two months, and two days, I'm right back where I started, drowning in nostalgia, I...Read More
Categories: slam, absence, anxiety, nostalgia, repetition,
Form: Free verse
Honey I'm Home
Hello my poetry soup family I'm back from a much needed internet fast I pray all of you are doing well and are in good health Hopefully laughing at least once a day Although cracking...Read More
Categories: joy, slam,
Form: Rhyme



My Poems New Jerusalem Las Vegas
My Poems Are but only and unto me An inner source of both shuttling and chastening my day dreams My very own fantastical imagination galaxy and far off universe Inside my head rallying me to discover what may well just...Read More
Categories: slam,
Form: Free verse
He 4 Whom the Bells Toll
I will still be here waiting Long after time is called And every opportunity has been spurned Because at this moment I am so endlessly tired Find myself craving sleep And in need of a break Some precious rest Or merely a change And...Read More
Categories: slam,
Form: Free verse
Stress Not Mother
Please do not stress Mother dearest As i do not want to add to your woes But the dog has just come in covered in ticks and fleas And my sister and I have both knits and scrapped knees respectively So...Read More
Categories: slam,
Form: Free verse
Unwarranted Uninvited Party Pooper Dinner Guest
And here tonight I assumed This would be just another one of those average dinner parties With a stream of boring associates and their plus 1 partner or other But wow Hey you Are so different from all the other's Why I am...Read More
Categories: slam,
Form: Free verse
Suckling on Lemon Empathy Juice
When they we're sent to live with the Foster's Realized for once in their life Finally had someone who love them Read them a bedtime story before bed And bring a cup of tea and breakfast in bed once they...Read More
Categories: slam,
Form: Free verse
Dr Johnson Dictionary I Presume
Dr Johnson I presume May I enquire why Sir This 2nd edition of your dictionary Has so very few words and only 1 page in it Such as and if I may , can I quote you Contempt Corruption Cruelty Deceit Disregard Genocide Lies Manipulation Power Oh or am...Read More
Categories: slam,
Form: Free verse
Emotions
EMOTIONS I love her The thought of being without her makes a void in my stomach.... Gravity defying... A roller coaster of life...of my love I'm lost.. I need my family.. I need us to be part of a working movement A unit...Read More
Categories: slam, betrayal, break up, conflict,
Form: Free verse
Simple Poem
Everything is simple in it's own way Taken from a point of view man is sure to say And praying for the other souls that price is sure to pay When learning from the other souls is kept on hold these days And...Read More
Categories: slam, analogy, education, motivation, nonsense,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Is Yawning Impolite
Yawning is a bad habit don't you think People can see what you had for breakfast Though you enjoyed your eggs and bacon We don't need to see what we ate last It gets all chewed up and looks...Read More
Categories: slam,
Form: Rhyme
The You Can Be Anything U Want or Wish 2 B Lie
Whenever I hear someone say I was always taught to believe in myself and I can be and achieve anything I want and put my mind to The sky is the limit dare to dream and don't let anyone...Read More
Categories: slam,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Slam Poems

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

Definition | What is Slam in Poetry?