Archive | October, 2013

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Split This Rock Launches FREEDOM PLOW AWARD for Poetry & Activism

I first encountered a landay in Poetry magazine‘s June 2013 issue. Landays are two-line poems, which have been written and recited by Afghan women for centuries. Split This Rock is awarding Eliza Griswold the inaugural FREEDOM PLOW AWARD for Poetry & Activism, for her work with this form– and with the Afghan women who still use it. […]

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“Poet Lore” A Journal of Powerful Poetry

The Fall/Winter 2013 issue of Poet Lore arrived yesterday and it’s a pure joy. Editors Jody Bolz and E. Ethelbert Miller do a magnificent job with this journal, which has now seen more than a century of American poetry. They ask, in their introduction, “What kind of lifeline does poetry offer?” It’s a good question with […]

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