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Friday, February 28 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Freed Between The Lines: Poetry for the People

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There are many untold stories people carry. Each story shapes who we are and how we imagine the world around us. Poetry is the practice of truth telling. In this workshop, join Aja Monet in exercises and writing prompts that will awaken our ability to tell the truth about the stories that have silenced us. The choice to write a poem in response to the times we are living in is a political choice, an action, and a contribution to the collective narrative. Language and how we use it is liberating. Let’s get free.

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Aja Monet

Aja Monet is a Caribbean-American surrealist blues poet. A featured speaker at the Women’s March on Washington DC in 2017, she also published her first full collection of poems in the same year, My Mother Was A Freedom Fighter on Haymarket Books. In 2018, her book was nominated... Read More →

Friday February 28, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm
Plaza, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA 100 N Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

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