What’s tougher to write than a college entrance essay? King of the just-kill-me writing assignments? How about the inaugural poem, which—with its mass audience, historic context, and political trappings—has tripped up more than one perfectly solid writer who’s attempted it. Here’s the very respectable Whitmanesque solution delivered by poet Richard Blanco today. It echoes the presidential call for unity; might not be quite cooked at the end.