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Washington DC Prepares For Presidential Inauguration

Inaugural Poet To Set Up Visiting Writers Program

Miami’s very own influential poet Richard Blancois has set up a program to help others reach their dreams.

02/18/2014

Washington DC Prepares For Presidential Inauguration

For Inaugural Poet, A Journey Home To America

The Miami neighborhood where inaugural poet Richard Blanco grew up, in many ways, resembles Cuba his family left behind. Down the street, a man sells avocados from a small table. His favorite bakery, a few blocks north, serves guava pastries and cafe con leche.

11/29/2013

Kerry, Hagel, Dempsey Testify Before House Armed Services Committee On Syria

Top Local Poets In South Florida

View the list and discover poetry, South Florida style.

11/18/2013

O Miami

“O, Miami” Brings Poetry To The People

April is National Poetry Month and organizers of one unique Miami festival are recognizing it in their own way.

CBS4–04/02/2013

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Best Poetry Events In South Florida

Whether it’s a quiet setting where you can read the classics or an awe-inspiring live performance where you can immerse in the new and popular, this list presents you with the opportunity to fully experience National Poetry Month.

CBS4–04/01/2013

Ricardo Paul Llosa is a Cuban-born poet and art critic. (Credit: )

Best Local Poets In Miami

Several decades ago, choosing the best local poets in Miami might have been easy. Simply put, there weren’t that many versifiers ‘round these subtropical parts. But given the advent of undergraduate guiding lights it’s a tough contest.

CBS Miami–01/09/2012