It was a poet who gave our nation, and new President, the words that led to our visioning of how this time of potential and possibility could become real.
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I hope that, like me, you enjoyed Elizabeth Alexander's reading of her poem "Praise Song for the Day." I've gone back to read it again since the inau...
Let's compare Elizabeth Alexander's poem with one written for an earlier president. I dug up the 77-line poem, "Dedication", that Robert Frost wrote for JFK's 1961 inauguration.
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