Friday, April 21 | 6 pm |Arts Club of Washington, DC
The 2017 Freedom Plow Award for Poetry and Activism
Read about this years finalists,Francisco Aragón, Andrea Assaf,
JP Howard, and Christopher Soto (aka Loma)
In October, 2013, the Freedom Plow Award was won by Eliza Griswold -- see this blog posting to learn a bit about her work with the poetry of Afghan women.
*The name "Split This Rock" is pulled from a line in “Big Buddy,” a poem from Langston Hughes.
Don’t you hear this hammer ring?
I’m gonna split this rock
And split it wide!
When I split this rock,
Stand by my side.
And for a tiny mathy poem by Langston Hughes, go here.