As part of the 2019 Dear Poet project, students around the country and the world wrote letters to Elizabeth Alexander in response to a video of her reading her poem “The Dream That I Told My Mother-in-Law” aloud. Several of their letters are featured below.

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Elizabeth Alexander reads "The Dream That I Told My Mother-in-Law"

Elizabeth Alexander reads "The Dream That I Told My Mother-in-Law" for Dear Poet 2019.