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Split This Rock Launches New Award for Poetry and Activism October 18, 2013: This inaugural winner of Split This Rock's new Freedom Plow Award, for work in poetry and activism, is reporter, activist, and poet: Eliza Griswold. Name sound familiar? Griswold recently wrote about a form of Afghani folk poetry called "landays" for Poetry Magazine and for the Poetry Foundation website. (Take a peak here!) A collection of [...] by

Landay: Anonymous Scrap of Song June 24, 2013: [caption id="attachment_69427" align="aligncenter" width="500"] © Seamus Murphy[/caption] My body belongs to me; to others its mastery. It's become a kind of tradition over the past several years for Poetry to publish an annual translation issue. This year we did something a bit different; our June issue is devoted entirely to [...] by