Wednesday, May 13, 2009
White House Poetry Jam
Meanwhile, in the East Room, the president and the first lady have hosted the first ever White House poetry jam.
Here’s what Mr. Obama had to say:
“We’re here to celebrate the power of words and music to help us appreciate beauty and also to understand pain.’’
That had my draw drop actually. Not run away from pain? See, hear, appreciate something in art that you can take with you to your other tasks? Honestly, what’s not to like about these people?