Thursday, January 22, 2009

"Praise Song for the Day" at Barack Obama's Inauguration, January 20, 2009

Elizabeth Alexander, "Praise Song for the Day":

Transcription of the Inaugural Poem from the New York Times (January 20, 2009) and a translation of the poem into French from Le Nouvel Observateur (January 21, 2009).
Publication of the poem by the Academy of American Poets (
Other highlights from the Inauguration (January 22, 2009).