Nikki Moustaki
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The author of 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing Poetry,' her piece "How to Write a Poem After September 11th" was published in the 'New York Times.' Blanco, a colleague, says he returned to Moustaki's poem for inspiration on writing an "occasional" poem for the Inauguration. "Don't call the windows eyes," wrote Moustaki. "We know they saw it coming."