BTN – Slam Poetry

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4807056.htm

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This video was mainly about slam poetry and what it takes to be good at it.

Raps can be a lot like poetry, because of the rhythm and the rhyme.

Slam poetry lets you use any topic, structure and form you want. You can choose to have very fast or slow verses, and you can have any stanzas.

When writing poetry, it is important to make the reader or listener feel what you feel.

How many famous slam poets are there?

Does slam poetry have any rules?

I can tell from the video that there is poetry all around us in the world, and also that you would need good public speaking and impromptu skills to be good at slam poetry.

 

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