Hint: he represents everything beloved by so-called progressives, and his very presence reifies the extinction of the great Latrino nuisance, that is, of the traditional Cuban exile community. Another hint: he loves the unicorn-riding Messiah.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Two inaugural poets will be at Yale University for a talk and poetry reading.
Richard Blanco, who read his poem “One Today” at President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, will be at Yale on Tuesday for a public reading of his work. He’ll join in conversation with Elizabeth Alexander, the president’s first inaugural poet who is a professor and chair of the African American studies department at Yale.
The event, which is Blanco’s first public appearance since the inauguration on Jan. 21, will take place in the Ezra Stiles CollegeMaster’s House, 19 Tower Parkway, at 4 p.m. Seating is limited, but the event will also be live-streamed on the Yale YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/yale.