In this Sept. 18, 2012 photograph taken at Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss., U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey speaks about developing a national discussion on poetry and i

 

              In this Sept. 18, 2012 photograph taken at Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss., U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey speaks about developing a national discussion on poetry and i
In this Sept. 18, 2012 photograph taken at Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss., U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey speaks about developing a national discussion on poetry and its relevance to society and place. Trethewey, a professor of English and Creative Writing at Emory University in Atlanta who has authored three books of poetry, also serves as Mississippi's Poet Laureate. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)