Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Front Cover. Miguel Algarin, Bob Holman. Henry Holt and Company, Aug 15, – Poetry – pages. From New York to Nashville, Boston to L.A., a bohemian rhapsody of rap swagger is spreading across the land. As the New York Observer writes: “The poetry. Compiled by poets who have been at the center of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in Aloud. Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Edited by Miguel Algarin and.
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Table of Contents for: Aloud : voices from the Nuyorican Poets
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. My library Help Advanced Book Search. But then again, voicez does that guy in the mirror. Now here i am. Wasn’t the best, however.
Refresh and try again. I love this book so much that when I moved here I had to buy a copy because I’d left mine in Massachusetts. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He is also a distinguished poet and critic with several books to his credit.
The publisher of Robert Frost is happy to proclaim that the poetry franchise has come back to the people.
Manhattan’s Nuyorican Poets Cafe, located in the low-rent district of Alphabet City, has become well-known over the past two decades for its poetry performances and “slams. Aug 19, Lindy rated it really liked it Shelves: I opened to a page of a poem that ended “a tree grows in brooklyn a tree grows in brooklyn a tree grows in brooklyn.
And perfect for those who love slam. Feb 13, milton rated it it was amazing.
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I see how immediate positive feedback can encourage a poet to try again, perhaps even think about bringing the new shit. If you enjoy slam or nontraditional poetry, this is the best anthology I’ve found. It’s a great cafs to browse through and pick something to read; There are a myriad of authors and their diverse backgrounds make wonderful poetic expressions, emotions and ideas to ponder.
References to this book Between Science and Literature: While some love obviously fades, I will always love this book for the following poems: Jul 23, Mary Beth rated it it was amazing.
Apr 09, Traci rated it really liked it Shelves: Poetry resource and good intro to slam poetry. Apr 21, Angela rated it it was amazing. Just some disorganized thoughts here. Return to Book Page. This anthology is marvelous.
Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe by Miguel Algarin, Bob Holman ·
I pick up and read from this all the time. I feel like some of the poems didn’t translate well into the written word; they were obviously meant to be spoken and performed rather than read on a page. No eBook available Amazon. You won’t love every poem, but everyone who reads this book will love a different poem.
Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe
It’s a gem in my poetry collection! Jimmy Santiago Baca Contributor. Her work reminds me of early Jessica Hagedorn – funky, sassy, serrated; I think of these two poets as drawing from the same well.
Apr 23, Medalys Berrios Soto rated it it was amazing. Aug 26, Julie rated it really liked it Shelves: It cures that often tricky case of writers block with work from people you identify more with than you thought possible. My question here is about the possibility of arrested development. Truly worth its award despite the foul language in many poems.
I have tgis book for quite some time. Get yourself a copy today! We are, as Bob Holman declaims, “at the house for the tradition that has no home but your ear. Jan 26, David Rullo rated it it was amazing.
Mar 23, Jessica rated it it was amazing. I remember I called in sick to work the next day, just so I could caress the pages a little longer.