Richard Blanco, You Moved Me–An Inaugural Poetry Review

It’s well past midnight here in Penn’s Woods. Early Monday morning I had posted a preview of today’s reading by Richard Blanco along with a brief history of the inaugural poets who preceded him. So please don’t be afraid to jump back there for a little more history. Briefly, the first one, at JFK’s inauguration recited…

Richard Blanco to Read at Obama’s Second Inauguration

Poet Richard Blanco has been selected to read at President Obama’s inauguration on Monday, January 21st, one day after the official swearing in. From the interview on NPR: “My mother … was seven months pregnant with me when she left Cuba, and at that time, in 1968, since there were no diplomatic relations, everybody had…