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Poet Hopes Havana US Embassy Reading Spurs Connection

Cuban-American poet Richard Blanco said he hopes the poem he read Friday at the reopened U.S. embassy in Havana will serve as a catalyst to an emotional reconciliation.   The poem called "Matters of the Sea,'' or "Cosas del Mar,'' refers to the 90 miles of water between Cuba and the U.S. that serves both to separate and unite people.   Blanco, who was President Obama's inaugural poet in 2013, said it was one of the most emotional poems he's...

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