The new Poet Laureate of the United States

Tracy K. Smith Is the New Poet Laureate – Alexandra Alter – New York Times – June 14, 2017

The Good Life
Tracy K. Smith
When some people talk about money
They speak as if it were a mysterious lover
Who went out to buy milk and never
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Sci-Fi

Tracy K. Smith

There will be no edges, but curves.
Clean lines pointing only forward.

History, with its hard spine & dog-eared
Corners, will be replaced with nuance,
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