Cuban-American Poet

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: Poet Richard Blanco speaks at the podium at the U.S. Capitol building as Washington prepares for U.S. President Barack Obama's second inauguration on January 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. Both Obama and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will be officially sworn in today with a public ceremony for the President taking place on January 21. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

America’s Inaugural Poet Visits Cuba Amid Warming With US

America’s inaugural poet visited Cuba amid renewed relations between the U.S. and the island nation.

06/19/2015

(Source:CBS4)

Obama Inaugural Poet To Hold “Homecoming” Poetry Reading At Arsht Center

As the inaugural poet, Richard Blanco touched millions of people who watched President Barack Obama take office for a second term. Now that he’s back home in South Florida, Blanco wants to reach out to those closest to him.

CBS4–02/20/2013