inauguration: poem

Elizabeth Alexander read her inaugural poem. She was only the 4th poet to be included in an inauguration ceremony. Not a half-bad representation of contemporary poetry (transcript via this website, not sure about line breaks): Praise song for the day. Each day we go about our business, walking past each other, catching each others’ eyes […]

oh happy day

It’s here, everyone! It’s finally, really here! Today is the day we wave goodbye to Bush and welcome Obama!To kick off the day, I’m joining in with Lisa at My Ecdysis and virtually throwing my shoe at President Bush as he leaves office. It’s about time I got rid of these, anyway:(if only the bowling […]