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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Refresh and try again. There was a lot of interesting stuff in the introduction, but I could not connect to enough of the poetry to want to finish the book. A spoken word Bible. I pick up and read from this all the time. Nov 25, Kye Flannery rated it really liked poegs.

And we must share the truth and integrity that the voice of the poet so generously provides. This book features the works of so many poets that it’s hard to poetw an accurate summary of the book. Jan 19, jeremy rated it really liked it Shelves: I feel like some of the poems rrom translate well into the written word; they were obviously meant to be spoken and performed rather than read on a page.


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There are so many little jewels in here, full of rhythm and truth. Apr 23, Medalys Berrios Soto rated it it was amazing.

Equal parts award winning authors, street prophets and sonic poem tellers, this book is a must read for anyone who reads their poems to a live audience. Jul 31, Oscar rated it it was amazing. Sex Goddess of the Western Hemisphere is the best!

It’s a great book to browse through and pick something to read; There are a myriad of authors and their fro backgrounds make wonderful poetic expressions, emotions and ideas to ponder. One of my favorite poems in there from back in the day is “I am the Sex Goddes of the Western Hemisphere.

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Jun njyorican, Karen Mahtin rated it it was amazing Shelves: The poems within cover a alouc range of topics, and it has become a bible for finding poems to perform aloud. Miguel AlgarinBob Holman. Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Most times I wanted more from the poems, though. Jul 23, Mary Beth rated it it was amazing. Many of the poets discuss issues surrounding racial, socioeconomic, and gender disparities Read it out loud. I’m currently reading some of the authors in the “Founding Poems” section of this book, for the Poets of Color class I’m teaching.


Aug 13, Barbara rated it really liked it Shelves: Now here i am.

I look forward to visiting this cafe soon: Aug 07, Slightly rated it really liked it. This anthology is marvelous. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The creted in depth poety showes the lives and problems of the writers.

This book was published some time ago but I picked it up only recently. Wasn’t the best, however. If you enjoy slam or nontraditional poetry, this is the best anthology I’ve found.

They could relate to so many of the poems and it opened up great dialogue. References to this book Between Science and Literature: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. MacmillanAug 15, – Poetry – pages.