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What Richard Blanco’s Looking for the Gulf Motel Taught Me About Identity

As I lay curled up in an armchair reading Richard Blanco’s third book Looking for the Gulf Motel, I was struck by his diversity and approach. 354 more words


An Interview with Richard Blanco and Dav Pilkey on Their Picture Book, One Today

At President Obama’s second Inauguration in 2013, Richard Blanco debuted his poem “One Today,” a tribute to America which examines the beauty and heartbreak that are a universal part of the human experience. 1,459 more words


Poem of the Week: Burning in the Rain by Richard Blanco

Someday compassion would demand

I set myself free of my desire to recreate

my father, indulge in my mother’s losses,

strangle lovers with words, forcing them… 169 more words


2016 Agnes Scott College Writers' Festival Guests

The forty-fifth annual Agnes Scott College Writers’ Festival will be held April 7-8, 2016. This year we will have three distinguished guest writers on campus to speak to the public: Richard Blanco, Dani Shapiro, and Charleen McClure. 343 more words

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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