Praise Song for the Day
A Poem for Barack Obama's Presidential Inauguration January 20, 2009Book - 2009
On January 20, 2009, Elizabeth Alexander served as the fourth ever inaugural poet and a central participant in one of the most closely watched inaugurations in American history. Selected by Barack Obama, Alexander composed and delivered her original poem "Praise Song for the Day" to an audience of millions, and now the poem can be read and savored for posterity. Printed on heavy, uncoated stock, with French flaps, and a silver foil stamp, this collectible chapbook is a cherished reminder of this monumental presidential event.
Also available in Spanish.
Canto de alabanza para el día: Poema para la ceremonia inaugural del mandato de Barack Obama