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"Poetry From Behind Bars" Poetry Reading

Presented by Takoma Park Arts at Takoma Park Community Center, Takoma Park MD

May 12, 2022

"Poetry From Behind Bars" Poetry Reading

In a unique poetry reading, Poet Ambassadors from the Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop will read poetry they wrote while incarcerated in the D.C. jail or federal prisons across the country.

In the "land of the free,” the United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world, but the people behind bars are more than just inmate numbers.

In a unique poetry reading, Poet Ambassadors from the Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop will read poetry they wrote while incarcerated in the D.C. jail or federal prisons across the country. Their words reveal the human costs of imprisonment and the power of poetry to provide a voice and offer healing. For more info, go to View more

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Takoma Park Community Center

7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912

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