Monday, February 2, 2009

Springsteen: National Poet Laureate?

So many song lyrics are forgettable, but the raw emotional power and intelligent turns-of-phrase on display during yesterday's Super Bowl XLIII half-time performance by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band made a strong case for him being named our National Poet Laureate. Just consider the lyrics to "Born to Run." I rest my case.

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