Slam poetry is becoming an increasingly popular form of poetry. If you aren’t familiar with slam poetry it’s where people read their own poems without props, costumes or music, in the form of spoken word. They usually express personal struggle or a story in an intense, emotional way.
We’ve compiled a list of 10 of our favourite slam poetry videos for you to watch. Without further ado, here they are!
10. Blythe Baird – When The Fat Girl Gets Skinny
9. Sabrina Benaim – Explaining My Depression to My Mother
8. Kevin Kantor – People You May Know
7. Darius Simpson & Scout Bostley – Lost Voices
6. Patrick Roche – 21
5. Shasparay Lighteard – Black Girl Magic
4. Ashe Vernon – For Anyone Who’s Listening
3. Ethan Smith – A Letter to the Girl I Used to Be
2. Nora Cooper – I Will Not Write Your Obituary
1. Neil Hilborn – OCD
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