In this Sept. 18, 2012 photograph taken at Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss., U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey poses outside the president's office prior to attending a lun

 

              In this Sept. 18, 2012 photograph taken at Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss., U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey poses outside the president
In this Sept. 18, 2012 photograph taken at Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss., U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey poses outside the president's office prior to attending a luncheon in her honor. Trethewey hopes to develop a national discussion on poetry and its relevance to society and place. The Gulfport native also serves as Mississippi's Poet Laureate. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)