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Richard Blanco: The High, Low and... the Middlebrow!
Writer, Scholar, Educator
Everybody turns their nose at an inaugural poem. Everybody makes sure to come back for Beyonce... and this lead me to wondering if there was a place for the middlebrow. If so, what is the middlebrow? Let me explain.
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Organizers have asked us (!) to harness our most patriotic and poetic instincts (!) with the hashtag #prezpoem. At times, we might come off as a little too earnest, and we might go a little crazy with our adjectives, and we might not even take the time to spell "thru" correctly, but don't judge us.
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