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Literature > Poetry > Spoken word poetry
PREFERRED TERM
Spoken word poetry  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • Performance poetry
  • Spoken word verse
NOTE
  • Poetry that is meant to be performed and that is heavily stressed, metrically regular, and characterized by improvisation, free association, and word play. For poetry meant to be performed that emphasizes sounds instead of the semantic meaning of the words themselves see [Sound poetry.]
EXAMPLE
  • Note under [Sound poetry]
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
Performance poetry
Spoken word verse
URI
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/genreForms/gf2014026552
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