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Spoken Word Poems | Examples of Spoken Word Poetry

Spoken Word Poems - Examples of all types of spoken word poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for spoken word.

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Premium Member The Price is Right
With every compliment you pay ~ you purchase a...Read More
Categories: day, spoken word, uplifting,
Form: Monoku



Premium Member QUITE BLESSING SPEAK
calm gentle Spirit everyone displaced each reach quiet blessings speaks ~ spirit whispers speaks ever so calling me now gentle calm spirit ~ quiet blessing speak ever so calling me now Quite blessings speak 11/28/20 Written words by James Edward Lee Sr © 2020...Read More
Categories: engagement, spoken word,
Form: Haiku
Writing
They're never with the perfume, but where the winds need change. They're the first ones past the body that lays face down in the drains. The words they seek come to them from the tears that fall...Read More
Categories: spoken word, writing,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member TOXICITY
If what you say is laced with toxicity ~ try positivity Alexis Y. 11/20/2020...Read More
Categories: spoken word,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Madness
Call me crazy I dare you, This is madness at a new level. Our president has lost his mind, It’s appalling just read the signs. The numbers rise astronomically, Don’t tell me Trump is the Calvary. I believe Biden will help...Read More
Categories: spoken word, change, feelings, leadership, political,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Tangle thoughts
I am a lost for words my tangle thoughts are but a tangle of words I’ve gone so far on this poem/random thoughts of words I’m uneasy at the outcome of my thoughts So be fair in...Read More
Categories: spoken word,
Form: Free verse
Between Me And You
Between Me & You Don't misunderstand me Don't be misconstrued I'm cool, calm and collective In everything I say and do I fear no man but God Look me in the eyes And see for yourself If that's true or if it's...Read More
Categories: spoken word, betrayal, deep, hip hop,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Appreciate
I appreciate all the love Is a phrase I use commonly Whether I'm just accepting the grace Or my confirmation of thanking you and bringing out that calm in me I'm thankful and appreciative for a ton of things I'm...Read More
Categories: anniversary, appreciation, spoken word,
Form: Free verse
Book of Verse No: 20 -Said the rains
Said the rains like tear drops I come roll off the leaves fresh thirst quencher these the tears of blessing from above trying to tell something but humans are unwilling to listen so how can you understand these riddles sent to encourage...Read More
Categories: spoken word, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Freedom Of Speech
Freedom of speech is not what we want to hear Freedom of speech is harsh criticism we bear Let the critics speak without fear Freedom of speech is the fundamental principle of expression Let's not oppress speakers by giving...Read More
Categories: freedom, rights, spoken word,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Fear
The feeling of fear is so powerful/it can kill you/whether it's looking down on some heights/or showing someone the real you/lies getting justified/relationships getting nullified/just for the fear of stepping up to the plate/some of...Read More
Categories: spoken word, 12th grade, anxiety, fear,
Form: Free verse
STRONGHOLDS DESTROYED
THE ENEMIES SHALL NOT PROSPER FOR THE STRONG SURVIVORS ARE DETERMINED ALL EVILNESS NEED TO GO NO MORE NO MORE IN JESUS NAME DESTROYED, BURNT IN THE FIRE NOT TO EVER RETURN THEREAFTER WHAT GOD HAS FOR ME, IT IS FOR ME PRAYERS FOR...Read More
Categories: spoken word, destiny, faith, family, peace,
Form: Free verse
Talk to Me
Have a conversation with me Without the scent of last night's wine in your breath, Remove your spectacles of prejudice before we begin to speak, Let me not have to mull over every word Before they escape my lips, Respond to...Read More
Categories: poems, prejudice, spoken word,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Poet
”He is a Poet”, It was said of him. And so they sought in proof a poem, made alone for them. A tome for all the ages, every eye, and every ear. Words of witness dedicating prose,...Read More
Categories: spoken word, identity, jobs, literature, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member human hearts
when the light is off the moth is lost so it is with love and human hearts ...Read More
Categories: spoken word, analogy, care, heart, light,
Form: Free verse

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