Friday, December 26, 2008

Inaugural Challenge

I've been thinking about the challenge to Elizabeth Alexander to write an inaugural poem for Obama. I am sure that she needs no help, but I think Obama deserves more than one poem.

I say, let's all write him one! Let's all give our poems the same title:

Inaugural, 2009

or something like that, and see what we come up with. According the NYTimes, Ms. Alexander has turned to W.H. Auden and Gwendolyn Brooks in order to write her "occasional" poem.

So how about it? How often do we get a chance to write inaugural poems like this!

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