Performance poetry

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Performance poetry is a broad term, encompassing a variety of styles and genres. In brief, it is poetry that is specifically composed for or during a performance before an audience. During the 1980s, the term[1] came into popular usage to describe poetry written or composed for performance rather than print distribution, mostly open to improvisation.

H. O. Tanager performs at a bookstore in Boise, Idaho.