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Poetry in our collection - selected list
Riprap and Cold Mountain Poems by
Call Number: PS3569 .N88 .R5 2009
Publication Date: 2010-08-31
Gary Snyder has been called one of the greatest American poets of our century. Read why here in this 50th anniversary edition.
Who you are by
Call Number: PS548 .M2 .W46 2008
Publication Date: 2008
'haunting words and images' from a former CMCC adjunct
Word of Mouth by
Call Number: PS615.W646 2003
Publication Date: 2003-03-11
Eclectic collection of some of dynamic contemporary poets, as heard on NPR
Pink Elephant by
Call Number: PS3613.C54 P56 2009
Publication Date: 2009-12-01
This Pushcart nominee and 2009 Individual World Poetry Slam champion recently performed at Port Veritas.
Videos in our library
Brave New Voices
Call Number: PS615 .B73 2011
Publication Date: 2011
"Brave New Voices 2010 captures the exhilarating verbal adrenaline of the freewheeling Grand Slam Finals showdown between four teams, performing in front of a raucous audience at L.A.’s Saban Theatre. Hosted by rap superstar actress Rosario Dawson, the talented artists and emerging leaders compete before a celebrity panel of judges who will ultimately crown the Brave New Voices 2010." - description from Amazon
Def Poetry - season 1
Call Number: on order
Publication Date: 2004
HBO video - Taped live at the Supper Club in New York, Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry is hosted by popular rap artist Mos Def, and spotlights original material performed by
contemporary urban poets and well-known music/comedy artists.
Call Number: PN1995.9.N4.S5 1999
Publication Date: 1998
from the cover: "The unanimous winner of the 1998 Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, SLAM is the 'coming to life' ghetto tale of a street pharmacist/aspiring rapper who finds salvation in his rhymes."
Call Number: PS617.S536 2005
Publication Date: 2005
"An extraordinary vivid portrayal of the surprisingly cutthroat world of spoken-word poetry. The trade-off between art and self-advantage has seldom been rendered on screen with such assured ferocity." - from cover
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