Listen up! : spoken word poetry / edited by Zoë Anglesey

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Subjects: American poetry--20th century
Performance art--United States
Hip-hop--Poetry
Sound poetry
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : One World, c1999
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xxvi, 197 p. :lbill. ;lc21 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / Yusef Komunyakaa
Introduction / Zoe Anglesey
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I Got Tha Boogaloosa Fever / Tish Benson 7
Processions / Tish Benson 9
He Called It a Blessin / Tish Benson 11
No Parts Spared / Tish Benson 16
Untitled I / Tish Benson 17
Untitled II / Tish Benson 19
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Writers and Lawyers / Ava Chin 27
Jetty / Ava Chin 28
Perfect Diction / Ava Chin 29
Winter / Ava Chin 31
Piano Concerto / Ava Chin 34
Toi San / Ava Chin 36
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Angels Get No Maps / Suheir Hammad 41
Daddy's Song / Suheir Hammad 46
Nother Man Dead / Suheir Hammad 48
Brothers Keep Me Up / Suheir Hammad 50
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Black Statue of Liberty / Jessica Care Moore 59
One Afro's Blues / Jessica Care Moore 61
I Am a Work in Progress / Jessica Care Moore 66
There Are No Asylums for the Real Crazy Women / Jessica Care Moore 69
Ishah / Jessica Care Moore 71
Mirrors / Jessica Care Moore 74
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Switchettes (Las Brujitas) / Tracie Morris 81
Private Service Announcement / Tracie Morris 84
Writers' Delight / Tracie Morris 87
Life Saver / Tracie Morris 90
Step / Tracie Morris 92
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Notes for a Slow Jam / Willie Perdomo 99
Reflections on the Metro North (Part II) / Willie Perdomo 102
Haiku / Willie Perdomo 108
Stop Signs / Willie Perdomo 109
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The Excavation / Carl Hancock Rux 119
Blue Candy / Carl Hancock Rux 121
Suite Repose / Carl Hancock Rux 125
Elmina Blues (Cobalt through Azure) / Carl Hancock Rux 127
Kuta Near Seminyak / Carl Hancock Rux 131
Untitled / Carl Hancock Rux 133
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Barefoot Stroll / Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie 143
Forced Entry / Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie 145
Evolution / Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie 147
Elemental Sounds / Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie 149
Sometimes / Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie 150
Recollect / Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie 152
Domino Effect / Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie 154
Distance's Destination / Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie 156
Serenade / Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie 158
A Woman's Poetic / Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie 159
Height / Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie 160
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Gypsy Girl / Saul Stacey Williams 167
Children of the Night / Saul Stacey Williams 173
Afterword / Edouard Glissant 181
Notes / Glossary 183
Works Cited 189
Discography 195
Film and Video 197
Additional Authors: Anglesey, Zoë
Notes: LCCN: 98052065
ISBN: 0345428978 (alk. paper)
OCLC Number: 40433236
ISBN/ISSN: 0345428978