Natasha Trethewey reads her poem 'Benediction'
- Aired: 03/19/2014
- Rating: NR
For U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey, the visit to the King County Juvenile Detention Center brought back vivid memories of visiting her brother in jail after he was convicted of a drug offense. Watch her read her poem "Benediction" about the day he was released from prison.
The U.S. Poet Laureate reads a poem she wrote when her brother was released from prison.