Sym Poetry Assignment: Slam Poetry

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Text Study 1 - Slam Poetry Assignment

Zanele Mkhize
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SLAM POETRY

"The poetry that thrives in a culture of non-readers. Very sincere, bad poetry. Delivered in front of and given encouragement from a small group of people who are also bad poets. Slam poets think that their poetry is more powerful if they just yell it. Sincerely painful to listen to. It's bad poetry. They try very hard, but they have no idea what they're doing". according to the urban dictionary (2008:148).
Koleka putuma is a talented young lady who has taken the art of poetry to the next level with her inovative beauty of delivering lines,she is powerful and dominates the slam poetry with her motivational and educational poetry. Biography
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THIS IS HER NIRRATIVE
I THOUGHT YOU LOVED ME
THIS IS FOR MOTHER AND CHILD

kolekas performance style is simple and inovative she usually starts off with song then tranforms the song to poetry, does not use gags or props but only through the use of words does she send us on a journy.
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