Barack Obama still has time for a little poetry – Telegraph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/uselection2008/barackobama/3401542/Barack-Obama-still-has-time-for-a-little-poetry.html

From the page: “Three days after winning the presidential election, Barack Obama was spotted in Chicago carrying a book of poems by Derek Walcott, the West Indies Nobel laureate.”

All politics aside, I love this: that “spotted carrying a book of poems” is notable is enough, but it’s really the thought of a person making room for poetry in his life, so much that he carries a book of poems around, never mind the weight of it (hey, at least books have spines), that really gets me.

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