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Kaila George Kaila George Female, 53, New Zealand (8/6/2013 3:28:00 AM)

I have a question to ask in general...Is RAP poetry...its a Debate I had with students of mine in class one day so it would be interesting to see if anyone has any ideas on that particular subject...I have posted this under The Debate...Is Rap Poetry...you can either comment on the post...or here is fine...just a question I would like to put forward...thank you for your time.

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  • Rookie Tom Huitema (8/6/2013 3:08:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply
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    I believe it absolutely is. It's a form of expression and though not everyone relates to this at the same level, to many this form of " rhyme" is the ultimate expression. With three teenagers in the house I've noticed this type of verse can hit or speak to people in the same way poetic verse speaks to us.

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    • Rookie Kaila George (8/7/2013 9:31:00 PM) Post reply

      I agree...many young people of today...have never been introduced to the trational poetry format...were as Rap for me is a spoken form of Poety with a rhythmical beat..I think songs can be a form of ... more

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