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Often asked: Elizabeth alexander obama inauguration poem?

What poem was read at Obama’s inauguration? “Praise Song for the Day” is an occasional poem written by the American poet Elizabeth Alexander and delivered at the 2009 presidential inauguration of President Barack Obama. What was Obama’s inauguration song? The Neighborhood Inaugural Ball, one of six balls held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, […]

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Readers ask: A love song poem?

Why is the poem called a love song? “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” while not adhering to the traditional idea of a love song, still qualifies as one because it describes the longing of the speaker for his beloved. Is the Lovesong of J Alfred Prufrock a love poem? Alfred Prufrock – as […]

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FAQ: Stay gold poem meaning?

What is the meaning behind the poem Nothing Gold Can Stay? When the speaker says that “Nothing gold can stay,” this is thus a symbolic reference to the idea that no beauty or joy—really, no good thing—can last forever. More specifically, the poem begins with a comparison between the first buds of spring—”Nature’s first green”—and […]

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Acrostic poem activity?

What is an example of a acrostic poem? An acrostic poem is a poem where the first letter of each line (or the last letter of each line) spells out a specific word. Examples of Acrostic Poem: Sunshine warming my toes, Underwater fun with my friends. How do you teach an acrostic poem? To create […]

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