Spoken Word Poems | Poetry About Spoken Word

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem The Spice of Life Gershon Wolf Light Verse art, music, spoken word,
The Greatest Poem EL UU Dramatic Monologue spoken word, allusion, analogy, humor, humorous,
Human-Thong EL UU Dramatic Monologue spoken word, anger, beauty, butterfly, how
work in progress Aaron Vaught I do not know? spoken word,
Premium Member Poem Toxic Relationship Paris-Maree Boreham Sonnet spoken word, abuse, baby, growing up,
Premium Member Poem EVERYONE Line Gauthier Senryu spoken word, appreciation, meaningful, people, psychological,
Premium Member Poem If you love her Gershon Wolf Free verse spoken word, devotion, heart, love, spoken
Political Debate Michael Robinson Free verse spoken word, anger, change, conflict, confusion,
Localized Michael Robinson Free verse spoken word, analogy, confusion, education, funny,
Premium Member Poem No walls Kale Brereton Lyric spoken word, earth, inspirational, love, spoken

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Fresh Voices
by Kurt Philip Behm
A poem is never truly finished…
   a song never finally sung

Words lay silent as yet unspoken
   fresh voices—new races to run

(Villanova...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: spoken word, words,

100 Degrees
by Sofia Rapisarda
I couldn’t bend my knee 100 degrees today at Therapy

It’s been a month since surgery and I still can’t get it to bend 

10 

more...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: spoken word, anger, black african american,

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HIS IRISH ACCENT
by Line Gauthier


his irish accent
i could have nodded all night
         and his smile



posted on July 28, 2017...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: crush, international, spoken word,

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DISENGAGING
by Line Gauthier


disengaging
before
the truth slips out



posted on July 27, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, silence, spoken word,

Thana
by bernice jeanbaptiste
   Thana 


“Do not be afraid you don’t know what storm I’ve asked her to walk through”- God

She was in a bad state...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: spoken word, 11th grade, 12th grade,

Two sides of death
by Alexander Seal
Death was dreaded. 
Rehearsed. 
Experienced. 
Dreaded more. 

Being told, 
Silence. 
Empty. 
Frozen. 

Death. 
The day arrived. 
Surreal. 
Nothing. 

The bond was broken, 
The memories ended,...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: spoken word, care, death, eulogy, family,

Make it count
by Bobb Marly
18 July 2018 8:48 PM

Make it count make it good
Make it clear and understood

Confusion is wisdom's slayer
Do not hide your meaning under fancy layers

Be blunt...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: life, spoken word,

For God's Sake, Get Some Bigger Font
by Richard Olson


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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: spoken word,

Skin
by Kenneth R. Jenkins
Brown 
Black 
White 
Red 
That's the skin I am in 
My skin that I am in. 
Look real close 
What do you see? 
A human...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: spoken word, color, race, racism, spoken

The forgotten
by Reginald Telemacque
When there's no-one left in this living world to remember you,  you disappear into the world of the non living 

You become part of...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: poems, remember, spoken word,

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SHE WILL NOT SHUT UP
by JAN ALLISON
Sue suffers from constant lorgorrhea
This condition has no panacea –
Like a parrot who’s squawking
She just cannot stop talking
It’s well-known as verbal diarrhoea

7/13/18
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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humorous, spoken word,

My Drum
by DeOndra Chambers
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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: spoken word, appreciation, black african american,

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CROWDED
by Line Gauthier


crowded bus
wanting to dial out
to talk to someone


posted on July 11, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: spoken word, irony, people, perspective, silence,

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FLAPPING
by Line Gauthier


flapping his mouth
wagging his tongue
i bite my lip



posted on July 10, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: spoken word, nonsense, relationship, rude, silly,

Medication Wake Up
by Todd Aguilar Jr.
I woke up this morning 

The bathroom gets approached

Too tired I lay back on my pillow

Finally the last alarm goes off

Time for me to get...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: spoken word, anxiety, day, drug, encouraging,

The man in the cloak
by Eliani Mountjoy
To the man in the cloak
The drop of water in a glass of tequila
The moment of silence between cries
The kiss of sanity between storms

To the...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: spoken word, i love you, identity,

Prisms And Masochism
by Christopher Goss

Escape the shade
Evade the thought police
Slip into the shadows
So cool
Oh so cool

Fenced in, fenced out
Got you trapped in doubt
Don't believe me?
Rip away the veil
See the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: spoken word, america, meaningful, political, spoken

Mind Vybes
by Christen Foster
I guess this had to be said
The root causes for the way
I am kept awake at night 
Summer heat no sleep
My only companions are
Past events...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: spoken word, feelings, freedom, introspection, psychological,

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The Peace I Seek
by Kelly Crenshaw
When the world won’t let me be,
And religion just screams.
And everyone keeps telling me,
What they think I ought to think.
And by the looks of things,
I...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: spoken word, america, community, corruption, how

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Success Or Regret
by Rich Rogers
If you want your life,
To reflect your success.
Keep pushing for the best,
Without fearing what’s next.

The quickest trail to tears,
Is by focusing on your fears.
The path...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: spoken word, appreciation, future, life, poetry,



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