In music, call-and-response is a compositional technique that works similarly to a conversation. In other contexts, it refers to rapid, spontaneous verbal and nonverbal interactions between speaker and listener. In its simplest form, “no justice / no peace” is an example.
We've a thrown out the challenge and asked poets to sort it out - together or alone; or alone to gather.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the live event. New to Zoom? It's free and easy. You do not have to have a camera and/or microphone on your device to watch/listen, but it might be more fun if you do! Poets do like to see an audience!
via Zoom, free but registration required
Poet? Interested in reading? Your challenge is to figure it out - be both voices; ask and answer; create a cleave poem; collaborate with another poet (or musician); leave one voice entirely to the imagination - you’re the poet, make it work.
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