The Importance of Cadence and Structure in Spoken Word Poetry

Spoken word is a performance art that focuses on the aesthetics of word play. It can encompass or contain elements of rap, hip-hop, storytelling, theater, and jazz, rock, blues, and folk music. As a founding member of Singapore's spoken word troupe, Party Action People, poet and photographer Marc Nair believes spoken word continues to be an important medium because of the platform it provides to artists, and the experiences it provides to the audience. Performers of spoken word use various techniques...
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