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Inaugural Poem: Praise Song for the Day

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In honor of this historic day, here is the text of Elizabeth Alexander’s inaugural poem, “Praise Song for the Day” for you to savor and revisit as often as you like: Praise Song for the Day. Each day we go … Continue reading

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Invoking Poetry at the Inauguration

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We wholeheartedly applaud President-elect Obama’s decision to feature poet Elizabeth Alexander at his inauguration. Ms. Alexander, who teaches in the African-American Studies department at Yale University, participated in both the 2002 and the 2006 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festivals. This … Continue reading

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