Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Walcott's poem for Obama

"Forty Acres" was written by Derek Walcott to honor President-Elect Barack Obama, and was printed in the Times (November 5, 2008).  

Edward Byrne, "Barack Obama and Derek Walcott," One Poet's Notes Blog (November 9, 2008).
Catherine Elsworth, "Barack Obama still has time for a little poetry," Telegraph (November 7, 2008) where we learn that Obama may currently be reading Derek Walcott.