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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.
Premium Member The Face of America
The face of America not long ago an immigrant hard at work has undergone a dramatic change immigrants have gone berserk ...Read More
Categories: america, immigration, spoken word,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Listening Is Better Than Talking
Listening is of such great value compared with just doing talk this has been my real experience makes one stand alone like a rock Having had a stammer all of life I have learnt to listen far more for listening is...Read More
Categories: life, spoken word, words,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Whorled-Wind
Assaulted by waves of profanity high tides of depravity Bestrewn, shards of urbanity ~ flotsam of humanity...Read More
Categories: crazy, spoken word, stress,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member REFLECTIONS ON IMPORTANT THINGS ---My Spoken word
The most important thing in life is God the next important thing is our self not in pride the third most important thing is Love for humanity and our family I am a reflection of...Read More
Categories: spoken word, analogy, appreciation, caregiving, celebration,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Veritas by Max Burchett
by Max Burchett Hard to know What is real now. Who to believe, Who will deceive. This is truth As I know it, Yet I never say, my truth, Since surely truth is absolute. I will say to you. I believed some lies. Got pulled in,...Read More
Categories: spoken word, betrayal, power, psychological, spoken
Form: Lyric

Premium Member Fuel for the Pyre
How strident are their screams, 'Ceasefire!' ...Read More
Categories: spoken word, death, fire, sound, spoken
Form: Monoku
Surface Tension
Surface tension I wrote The many warning signs, That somehow satisfied us two Hooked on a note, Choked out of the freedom We both could have known Where there were blues in his eyes. Magenta hues filled...Read More
Categories: spoken word, abuse, addiction, analogy, blue,
Form: Free verse
Maybe Tomorrow
There are times when I walk down the block I ask myself: why don’t I just walk into the woods To live a little bit more When I am looking for jobs on the open market I mine for...Read More
Categories: spoken word, anxiety, books, culture, language,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BIBLE-
BIBLE Books respective inspired by authors Beliefs word of God communicated Based upon scripts tablets of stones skins of animals Bibliabook Romanized koine Greek Both Old and New testament, Leads us to Jesus Basic sacred writ scripture authority Bible good news doctrine...Read More
Categories: spoken word, analogy, books, devotion, encouraging,
Form: Pleiades
If the Cross Could Talk
If The Cross Could Talk Would it tell you how it was made Every carving and cut that was placed From top to bottom Side to side Would it tell you how it felt When a man was beat down While...Read More
Categories: spoken word, betrayal, christian, courage, death,
Form: ABC
Premium Member Page To Stage Too Rage 2 Cage
My hand on that page Ready to channel that rage But my thoughts are in a cage And I'm trying to be as righteous as a sage But these people got me running round and round Around the mound like...Read More
Categories: spoken word, depression, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
A supposition: If one queries or answers: '.., my love" in nearly innumerable conversational situations, one can experience soulful harmony previously thought mere pipe dream or malicious tease. Try it. Who says the best things in life aren't free,...Read More
Categories: appreciation, spoken word,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Secrets Pried
'In vino veritas,' Romans used to say ...Read More
Categories: spoken word, trust, truth,
Form: Monoku
The Death Notice - O Anuncio De Morte
The Death Notice O Anuncio de Morte I am turning into an old man. While my mind runs 100 miles an hour, I am learning my body just cannot keep up anymore. I find myself walking the streets...Read More
Categories: spoken word, eulogy, farewell, how i
Form: Free verse
Reel me in, I’m feeling further My Desmond daze reaps a soulful yearn as you cross my plain Reaching out yet only my eyes feel you She’s God’s oath Betwixt my folded arms that stitch, twist a soulless gaze...Read More
Categories: spoken word, angst, autumn, break up,
Form: Free verse

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