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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Other editions – View all Aloud: Filled to the brim with poets you’ve never heard of as well as some familiar names, there’s no deadspace here. Found this in an old storage room and was inspired to teach slam poetry to my kids; they loved it. Return to Book Page. My question here is about the possibility of arrested development. You won’t love every poem, but everyone who reads this book will love a different poem. A great introductory book for anyone wanting to learn more about slam poetry, Aloud!

Between Science and Literature: Wasn’t the best, however. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The creted in depth poety showes the lives and problems of the writers. Poetry resource and good intro to slam poetry.


Bob Holman is a widely known poet-and poetry activist-whose mission is “to make poetry as natural a use for language as ordering a pizza. Miguel Algarin describes the atmosphere of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe so vividly that it was like I were there.

It reminded me of college and the vibrant coffeehouse poetry scene that is now sadly gone. Most times I wanted more from the poems, though. There are no discussion voicess on this book yet. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Poetry at its best! Michele sent this book to me for christmas one year.

Get yourself a copy today! Sex Goddess of the Western Hemisphere is the best! And you’ll start to get somewhere in life. It has the vitality of vulgarity. Oct 30, Jeff Peterson rated it it was ok. I liked this book because the poetry it contains is best read aloud, and the writing begs you not to just read it, but experience it by reading it out loud. Jan 13, Devoya rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Account Options Sign in.


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Open Preview See a Problem? There are so many little jewels in here, full of rhythm and truth. They could relate to so many of the poems and it opened up great dialogue. This book features the works of so many poets that it’s hard to give an accurate summary of the pets. We must respect one another’s habits.

I g I’m currently reading some of the authors in the nuyprican Poems” section of this book, for the Poets of Color class I’m teaching. This book was published some time ago but I picked it up only recently. Lists with This Book.

A good rap poety book. 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. We are, as Bob Holman declaims, “at the house for the tradition that has no home but your ear. Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe.