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spoken word

A type of poetry that is read aloud in a performance. I'll be reading some of my spoken word poetry tonight at the coffee house, if you want to stop by.
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the spoken/written ˈword

the language, in speaking/writing: The spoken word is often very different from the written word.
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One of the workshop's poets was Felice Belle, who is also the director of Youth Speaks New York, an organization devoted to youth poetry and spoken-word programs.
Audible is also the preeminent provider of spoken-word audio products for Apple's iTunes[R] Store.
In spoken-word poetry, what a poet sounds like helps the audience to understand how s/he crafts what s/he means.
As a spoken-word artist, I think what Russell Simmons has done with Def Poetry Jam is fantastic
But they didn't want me to sing a song, they wanted me to do a spoken-word piece.
Also this year, XM will produce a new Audible audiobook program for broadcast on XM Satellite Radio that will consist of features, interviews, and news focusing on the rich world of audiobooks and other spoken-word listening available at www.
Audible's 70,000 hours of premium spoken-word programming will become available at www.
Also entitled "Love, Janis," the CD reflects the format of the musical itself, interspersing original recordings by the 'Queen of Rock and Roll' with spoken-word selections that are excerpted from her letters and read by the actress in the stage show, Catherine Curtin.
Nasdaq: MBAY) announced it will offer premium spoken-word audio content for Microsoft's next generation PDAs, Windows-powered Pocket PCs.
amp;uot;We've chosen Audible to be our exclusive provider because they have established the new standard in the delivery of spoken-word audio via the Web, and they share our core value of customer satisfaction.
com's book and consumer electronics stores and their standards for customer excellence will strengthen our leadership position in the online digital spoken-word category.
Audible is committed to maintaining its leadership position in the digital spoken-word category on the Web.
In 1971, Camille combined her skills (songs, poetry & dialogue) into a musical spoken-word presentation entitled "Tales and Tunes of an African American Griot.
on the Santee Sioux reservation, Trudell continues to spread awareness through his poetry, lectures and spoken-word music.