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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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However, folks like TLP, GSH, and the Watts Prophets loom large in the consciousness of many (black) spoken word poets who slam.
Rosie's debut solo show Narcissist, in the Mirror, won Best Spoken Word Show at the 2017 Manchester Fringe.
Spoken Word, according to Afra, is intuitive: She just knows what to stress and when to stress, when to speed up and when to pause.
It is the extended spoken word community that is responsible for bringing her to Worcester tomorrow.
Another spoken word event scheduled to coincide with the art walk is a performance of "The Brutalist" by Tobin Johnston.
Spoken word is a form of poetry that utilizes the strengths of our communities: oral tradition, call-and-response, home languages, storytelling and resistance.
And when I met some of the spoken-word poets and learned they were involved in education, it became clear how a show could engage children by incorporating hip-hop, spoken word and theatrical storytelling, without relying on special effects.
She is creating a CD, The Full Moon of Sonia, a blend of poetry, blues, jazz, gospel, spoken word and acoustic hip-hop--kind of Sonia Sanchez unplugged in concert with a very lush musical feel" says Laura Greer, assistant artistic director for the festival.
A New Hampshire police department has begun to deploy a voice recognition system in its patrol cars that allows an officer to accomplish a number of tasks with a single spoken word.
The reasons why were clear on a hazy summer afternoon in Madison, Wisconsin, when the twenty-seven-year-old spoken word poet and lesbian feminist took the stage at Tomboy Girl Fest.
For those unfamiliar with dictation software, it is a revelation to see your spoken word appear on the screen, as if by magic.
Speaking of her nomination for Best Spoken Word Album, she said, "I'm up against First Lady Michelle Obama, former President Bill Clinton, Rachel Maddow and Ellen DeGeneres.
Vice Ganda also gave a heartfelt performance in the spoken word segment of his sold-out Valentine's concert, 'Pusuan mo si Vice Ganda' at the Araneta Coliseum last February 14.
LIVERPOOL'S music and spoken word heritage will be explored in a new project being launched in the city.
Spoken word actually goes back much further than the 1980s, though, if you believe Web sites devoted to the art form.