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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.

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I ask questions
I ask questions Yet seldom seem to get answers Which leaves me questioning Am i posing them wrong Are they to personal Or am i simply asking The correct questions No one is willing to answer For fear they will land them in hot...Read More
Categories: slam,
Form: Free verse



Alibi versus Confession
If you ask and expect of me to do your bidding for you And i intern cannot expect you to provide me with an alibi If caught out and was indeed to be found guilty And not only that could not rely...Read More
Categories: slam,
Form: Free verse
Reason Why do Some Wounds take your longer to Heal than Others
If one was to ask Why some wounds take longer to heal than other's Maybe it's because Though the human body is blessed with miraculous power's of healing Like flesh once cut and we bleed a scab and scar will form and...Read More
Categories: slam,
Form: Free verse
How long have you Got
How long have you got Because i can do this all day Everyday My mind never stops Goes on strike or shuts- down Even when i sleep My brains cogs still tick I am a single cell captive prisoner To my thought Some of which...Read More
Categories: slam,
Form: Free verse
Sometimes where does Listening 2 Other's get You
Sometimes if all we do is take on board and listen to other's opinions We may fall into the trap of believing everything we hear But based on what exactly Good or bad intentions or emotions Using myself as an example I was always told...Read More
Categories: slam,
Form: Free verse



So what did you do today
If the answer is to the question So what did you do today Is I stole sweets off kid's Pulled the wing's off butterflies Kicked a walking stick away from under a pensioner & best of all Tried to sabotage a poetry contest Trolled...Read More
Categories: slam,
Form: Free verse
Some do this because they can whereas others have to work at it
Some do this because they are good at it and some do this simply because they can And so to have excelled and both had an affinity and natural ability to do it since school Lucky to posess a high...Read More
Categories: joy, slam,
Form: Free verse
Home James Kansas What i Want 2 Sister
Just this minute finished conversing with my sister online Because i can't visit her or speak face to face as she still lives in South Africa where we moved and grew up as children Whereas i live back in Liverpool where...Read More
Categories: slam,
Form: Free verse
P O T D
Forgive me if my humility you do find offensive But i would be a liar if i was not to admit That it doesn't fill my heart and head with joy When something positive complimentary comes my way And is written...Read More
Categories: slam,
Form: Free verse
Butt
Butt Does my butt look Big in this ...Read More
Categories: slam,
Form: Free verse
How do you take your Tea
My sister puts 2 tea bags into 1 cup Takes 1 out then drinks it with still 1 in it To me that is no longer tea but has become soup and rather disgusting But that is how she takes it and...Read More
Categories: slam,
Form: Free verse
Different Aspects of Respect
If given we are told and lead to believe That no 2 people not even identical twins Are the same Then why on earth could anyone think we are bound to get along And in any way be somehow shocked we can...Read More
Categories: slam,
Form: Free verse
Venting Sticks and Stones
If venting and throwing sicks and stones is the only thing That turns you on and what you can get your kicks from And you accept or haven't come to the realisation or conclusion You think you may indeed need...Read More
Categories: slam,
Form: Free verse
True Democracy in Action SLAM
When the definition of Democracy Comes negated at both the cost and price of freedom of speech And being told what we can and can not say or do That to me then becomes an overreach and abuse of power Unless...Read More
Categories: slam,
Form: Free verse
Playing the BLAME Game
While i understand and totally get It's human nature to want to apportion blame When it comes to one's government remember Very rarely do the voting public agree With the choices made on their behalf In a democray once we have placed our...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?