Poetry Slam Poems About Life

These Life Slam poems are examples of Slam poems about Life. These are the best examples of Slam Life poems written by international poets.


Premium MemberYet Know That For Truth, Such Simply Will Not Suffice by Robert Lindley
Yet Know That For Truth, Such Simply Will Not Suffice

While you may want flowers spread across brightest room,
some write of death, darkness, usual daily doom.
Try...

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Categories: anger, art, slam, spoken

Premium MemberA Slam of a Sham by Gershon Wolf
A politician's life is such a sham,
His every campaign speech is a scam.
He runs for office unleashing radical rants and raves,
Then votes the party line,...

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Categories: slam, corruption, integrity, judgement, political,



A Shy Guy Can Survive by Christopher Goss
I've lamented my own existence for years
Evidenced by my tears and fears
I gave a damn too much what other people thought
Wondering in me what they...

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Categories: slam, cheer up, confidence, freedom,

Sunflower by Merel van den Brink
The rose was fragile in its beauty,
Its hue the colour of romance novels and warm tea,
But these flowers aren’t flickers of flames in winter,
They were...

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Categories: slam, death, death of a

Premium MemberFloccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Bread by Robert Lindley
Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Bread
       ( First of Three Poem Trilogy )

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I've no problem with bardolatry fans
their barmecide and...

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Categories: slam, appreciation, art, character, meaningful,

Women's World Part 1 by Jenny Dillon
Apparently, we’re living in a women’s world. Yes, we’re way better off than we were fifty years ago, but that doesn’t mean that sexism is...

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Categories: appreciation, art, slam, society,

Real Housewives Slam by Christopher Flaherty
The Real Housewives 
Sorry
Reality T.V Housewives 
What's that all about
Happy Wife 
Happy life
Jesus Christ 
Thank God for Nannies 
And Cleaner's 
And Make up Artist's 
Imagine...

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Categories: slam,

Premium MemberUngrateful child by Silent One
I woke up that day with tears in my eyes,
after I heard about your father's demise.
Guess you've never understood,
the point of being his blood.

I remember...

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Categories: slam, anger, death, death of

Premium MemberVoter Discount by Freddie Robinson Jr.

One-third off,
sixty-six percent marked down quality
At the voting booth bazaar,
base gypsy thoughts are belly dancing 
around your capitalist-veiled head
You like what that smiling politician said;
promising...

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Categories: allegory, political, slam, truth,

life with t-rump XXXIII by Duke Beaufort
Some immigrants he calls sh*t holes
Yet your majesty’s mouth owns these roles
What is really dung?
Could it be t-rump’s tongue
That flushes him down in the polls?...

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Categories: slam, africa, allah, america, anti

Life:Real or taught by Kedar kate

He wakes up,
He brushes his teeth,
Just because it is like that for years,
Not for a mouth neat .

Heads embedded in books,
He mugs up the scraps,
Just...

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Categories: slam, 10th grade, 11th grade,

Border Dreams by Sona Wilae
Mangled swollen skins arrive
bleeding bitter dark prayers;
loathsome chants of naysayers
detached dreams dying alive

Cross wrath borders seething gold
seek anchor, desert heat fumes
disgusted skeletal tombs
foreign bloodline wealth...

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Categories: slam, community, conflict, courage, immigration,

Yawn by Christopher Flaherty
Yawn
Yawning 
I am in love with my bed
While my bloody alarm 
Pains my head 
Got to get up
Snooze button stuck
Because if I wish to remain...

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Categories: slam,

i can social media point by Christopher Flaherty
Just because I can
Don't mean I should
Or is any good 
Is of little use
Or burdon of proof 
Leading to a headline breaking top story 
On...

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Categories: slam,

Slam tomorrow X by Christopher Flaherty
Feather's float
Like recognition 
From friendly fire
Overlooking others accomplished 
Because the spotlight was so all consuming 
It forgot where it was born of
Or what it meant
The...

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Categories: art, slam,

High School by Abby Bousley
High school is like a game of life 
You make it half way through the game 
Then someone comes and makes you start over 

We...

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Categories: slam, teen,

Cupboard slam by Christopher Flaherty
Glimmer 
Shimmer 
Diet until thinner
Bleach one's teeth 
Go under the surgeon's knife
Live the Hollywood life
Accumulate wealth 
Excercise daily 
Eat like a squirrel 
But if you...

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Categories: slam,

The Blind Who Dreamt Colors by L.C. Jarrette
I dreamt of the day that I could see colors.
To grasp the sublimity of color schemes, 
To teleport into the colors of dreams
Oh, how colorful...

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Categories: slam, courage, humanity, life, patriotic,

My brother is a trapezoid by Hannah Corey
I have a brother who is a trapezoid
He has four sides to him, but only two of them are going in the right direction
His personality...

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Categories: boy, brother, slam,

My Romeo by Julia Howard
They say that distance is just a number
A space between you and me 
Full of people, animals, buildings, and they
Don’t know how much I suffer!
...

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Categories: slam, desire, longing, love, missing