Richard Blanco Brings His Poetry to Bowdoin

Richard Blanco, the inaugural poet for President Obama’s second term, spent a day at Bowdoin Oct. 25. Before his evening poetry reading, Blanco had a busy afternoon visiting with staff, students and faculty, and offering a poetry workshop for students. Blanco is the first immigrant, the first Latino, the first openly gay person and the youngest person to be the U.S. inaugural poet.

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