Ancient Afghan Poetry Form Adapts to Portray Modern Life

Aired: 6/18/2013 | 0:06:30 | Clip
For centuries, Pashtun women have traded stories, feelings and life wisdom in the form of two-line oral poems called landays. Eliza Griswold, a journalist and poet herself, traveled to Afghanistan to learn more about daily life there through the modern exchange of poetry. Jeffrey Brown takes a closer look at Griswold's project.

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