I know about Slam Poetry.
I know because one week in senior year creative writing class, Mr. Manske let us set aside our Flash Fiction and Micro Fiction and watch some Slam (he had a DVD).
I like when Slam becomes singing. When the performer’s arms are flapping and suddenly their voice takes off and the words connect.
UMM had a Slam Poetry contest tonight. Some people wrote their own pieces, and some performed published pieces.
Here’s some Slam I found on the Youtube. I really like it, partly (sorry) because it reminds me of high school speech: