April 16, 2010

Poetry Out Loud - Recitation Contest

Poetry Out Loud - National Recitation Contest

Program Overview

Recitation and performance are major new trends in poetry. There has been a recent resurgence of poetry as an oral art form, as seen in the slam poetry movement and the immense popularity of hip-hop music. Poetry Out Loud (POL) builds on this momentum by inviting the dynamic aspects of slam poetry, spoken word and theatre into the English class (as well as Drama, Forensics, and other appropriate classes).

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