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For many Americans, it’s feasting on turkey and all the fixings with family and friends, watching football and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV, and then nodding off with a mild case of indigestion. 1,284 more words

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Bolivia 4-2 Venezuela – CONMEBOL Qualification Stage for FIFA World Cup 2018 (12 November 2015)

The third matchday of La Vinotinto’s 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign brought the third consecutive loss to Noel Sanvicente’s charges. Here, Hispanospherical.com provides a match report and offers some thoughts on the game. 2,703 more words


erasing the hyphen

With some frequency, we post on the subject of poetry prompts. As you may have heard, inaugural poet Richard Blanco was invited to write and read a poem for the recent opening of the… 108 more words


An Evening with Richard Blanco: Best. Poetry. Reading. Ever.

Yesterday was quite the day for little Winthrop. Our own Bailey Library hosted a poetry reading by Richard Blanco, who describes himself as “[m]ade in Cuba, assembled in Spain, imported to the U.S.A.” And now Blanco lives in Bethel, Maine, which is not that far from Winthrop. 732 more words


Beautiful Poem Celebrates Ceremonial Opening of U.S. Embassy in Havana

Before U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gave his remarks at the August 14, 2015, formal opening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba-American poet Richard Blanco gave a beautiful rendition of his beautiful poem that was commissioned by the U.S. 490 more words


Poet Returns To South Florida, Talks About Historic Cuba Trip

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — You could say it’s the poem he’s been writing his entire life.

A “hyphenated” life as Richard Blanco calls it, the life of a Cuban-American. 290 more words