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Become a slam poet in five steps - Gayle Danley

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With enough passion and practice, becoming a slam poet is within your reach. Explore a distant memory on paper, then read it out loud. Edit. Try reading it out loud again, and add your finishing touches. Gayle Danley offers five steps to being a slam poet -- while being downright poetic in the process.

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  • Educator Gayle Danley
  • Animator Godfrey Hibbert
  • Director Jeremiah Dickey
  • Narrator Pages D. Matam, Gayle Danley

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