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Watch these poets as they read their poems. Look for the qualities of good public speaking.
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Louder Than a Bomb extras - "Little Isaac", Lamar Jorden

A new poem from Lamar... Buy the DVD of Louder Than a Bomb: www.louderthanabombfilm.com
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How Imani McGee-Stafford Found Her Voice -- And A Reason To Live

How Imani McGee-Stafford Found Her Voice -- And A Reason To Live | Poetry Readings | Scoop.it
Despite years of sexual abuse and three suicide attempts before she'd graduated from high school, Texas center Imani McGee-Stafford has found a way to hold on through poetry.
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18 best Spoken Word Poetry images on Pinterest | Spoken word, Poem and Poetry

18 best Spoken Word Poetry images on Pinterest | Spoken word, Poem and Poetry | Poetry Readings | Scoop.it
Spoken Word Poetry deemed "school appropriate." | See more ideas about Spoken word, Poem and Poetry.
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Def Poetry: Daniel Beaty - Knock Knock (Official Video)

Def Poetry Jam presents Daniel Beaty reading "Knock Knock".

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A Single Rose by Mustafa Ahmed, 12

Mustafa is in Grade 7 at Nelson Mandela Park Public School in Regent Park. This poem, "A Single Rose," earned him a standing ovation at the Hot Docs film festival.

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I Am NOT Black, You are NOT White

These Labels were Made Up to Divide us. I am not black, you are not white. Drop the labels. Don't forget to like, comment, and SUBSCRIBE
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To This Day

To This Day is a project based on a spoken word poem written by Shane Koyczan (http://www.shanekoyczan.com) called “To This Day”, to further explore…
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Poetry Everywhere: "One Boy Told Me" by Naomi Shihab Nye

,Naomi Shihab Nye reads her poem "One Boy Told Me" a compilation of sayings by her young son. Poem starts at 0:54.

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Sarah Kay: If I should have a daughter ... | Video on TED.com

TED Talks "If I should have a daughter, instead of Mom, she's gonna call me Point B ... " began spoken word poet Sarah Kay, in a talk that inspired two standing ovations at TED2011.
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Sarah Kay: How many lives can you live? | Video on TED.com

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TED Talks Spoken-word poet Sarah Kay was stunned to find she couldn’t be a princess, ballerina and astronaut all in one lifetime. In this talk from TEDxEast, she delivers two powerful poems that show us how we can live other lives.
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Def Poetry: Alicia Keys- "P.O.W" (Official Video)

Def Poetry Jam presents Alicia Keys reading "P.O.W."

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