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Posted By: Jim Dixon
11-Dec-12 - 04:37 PM
Thread Name: I need a word or term: spoken song?
Subject: RE: I need a word or term: spoken song?
Yes, I remember seeing the term "sound poem" here at Mudcat, and I was never clear on the definition, but it didn't seem like the kind of thing I was interested in, so I didn't ask.

Here's the Wikipedia article on sound poetry.

It sounds like a type of poem where the sound is more important than the meaning, and the words might even be nonsense, or they might not even be real words.

It lists several poets who wrote sound poems. The only ones I recognize are William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, and Edith Sitwell.

I don't think it fits the concept I'm looking for.