Senegal remembers poet-president Leopold Senghor. I don’t want to be frivolous and I know this should be about his poetry (which is awesome), but I would like to point out that he was a member of the Academie Francaise. Elected to Chair No. 16 in 1983 to be precise. He’s one of 700 immortals. No kidding.  

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  1. [...] at 10:05 pm (cool poet) Léopold Sédar Senghor, poet-president of Senegal, whom we’ve mentioned briefly before. From Song of the [...]

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