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WASHINGTON - FEBRUARY 28: Poet laureate of the United States Charles Simic speaks during a naturalization ceremony at the U.S. State Department February 28, 2008 in Washington, DC. Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Weisel, Charles Simic, poet laureate of the United States, Rosario Marin, Secretary of the California State and Consumer Services Agency, Elsa Murano, president of Texas A&M University, were honored with the 'American by Choice' award during a naturalization ceremony for 50 new U.S. Citizens. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON - FEBRUARY 28:  Poet laureate of the United States Charles Simic speaks during a naturalization ceremony at the U.S. State Department February 28, 2008 in Washington, DC.  Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Weisel, Charles Simic, poet laureate of the United States, Rosario Marin, Secretary of the California State and Consumer Services Agency, Elsa Murano, president of Texas A&M University, were honored with the 'American by Choice' award during a naturalization ceremony for 50 new U.S. Citizens.  (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)