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Presidential Poetry

Hope, This Morning's Dream

Kay Goldstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kay Goldstein

Hope does not wait for a sign./ Hope is the sign:/ Beckon courage./ Soothe fear./ Kindle passion./ Build resolve./ Gather every soul/ until we are a million strong,/ until we are enough.

A Poet at the Inauguration

Steven G. Kellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven G. Kellman

Has poetry -- like the environment, health care, disarmament, and civil liberties - become a Democratic monopoly?

George Washington In Love: The Poetry Of American Presidents

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

I have a hard time imagining our forefathers looking anything but classically posed and noble, so when I discovered that the Library of Congress has...

Presidents and Poetry

More | Ariel Ramchandani | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

What is the relationship between poetry and the American presidency? According to the Library of Congress (or at least its website), the bond is stron...