Praise Song for the Day
By Elizabeth Alexander
Illustrated by David Diaz
This is poet Elizabeth Alexander's poem for Barak Obama's Presidential Inauguration. It celebrates all that has made America and the dreams and hopes that many still have.
"Some live by love they neighbor as thyself,Others by first do no harm or take no moreThan you need. What if the mightiest word is love?
Love beyond marital, filial, nationalLove that casts a widening pool of light,Love with no need to preempt grievance."
Artist David Diaz uses brilliant colors to create images that depict these themes.
This book is definitely worth checking out and sharing with your children.
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