Poetry Slam ContestCategory
We all have a room we call our own, a place we manage with so much trial and error. The room we’ve created, the space we feel safe in, was put toget..
Dark, green eyed Martian men stares,
Human race despairs.
To mommy dearest,
It’s been 19 years, where are you?
I have the freckles across my face that resemble constellations.
I have the almond-sha..
Born and raised in the USA
But the blood of Mexico still runs through my veins
This society puts my people down
just because we are brown
The consumption of my soul is overwhelming.
Its destroying my humanity.
The monster is society,
And we treat it like a baby.
Social media is jus..
Know I never did/ loved you as a kid/ you did it big/ I had to do a bid/
Got out t..
Life is cruel,
Time’s a thief
Love’s a girl/guy
You just can’t keep
We learn to trust
And grow attached
Then it goes up
We seem to have forgotten,
in the midst of all our angst,
that the words we’ve rashly spoken,
have caused us all the most pain.
Our mouth runs l..
I once read that girls say the word just more than boys.
maybe that’s because we are told to accept, not to challenge, not to step past the line
“Two Worlds as One” by Eriyana Linder
I once knew a man who was deaf; he took the bus. I remember how we met.
When he dropped a quarter, I pic..
Slimy, Slippery Slender fingers
Slide from my inner thigh
Up across my stomach in disguise
Making S waves
Diagonal on my si..