One today : a poem for Barack Obama's presidential inauguration January 21, 2013

by Richard Blanco

Paper Book, 2013




Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013.


A lyrical, patriotic commemoration of America from dawn to dusk and from coast to coast written in honor of President Barack Obama's second presidential inauguration.

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I liked the book "One Today". The book is an illustrated edition of the poem written for President Obama's second inauguration. The literary devices employed throughout this book add richness to the poem. The repetition of the word "one" goes throughout the book bringing its message together. Additionally, I enjoyed the illustrations. They are bright and optimistic, reflecting the mood of the poem. The big idea of this poem is togetherness.… (more)


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