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American Life in Poetry

American Life in Poetry


Each week, Ted Kooser, U.S. Poet Laureate from 2004 to 2006, creates a column on contemporary American poetry for newspapers and online publications. Each column includes a brief introduction or reflection followed by the text of a poem. Past columns are archived, providing a one-stop source of interesting contemporary poetry.

Ted Kooser

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Susan Allen