Kooser: 'American Life in Poetry' (Sept. 22)
Posted: Sunday, January 27, 2013 12:00 am
Nebraska's Ted Kooser, U.S. poet laureate from 2004 to 2006, offers “American Life in Poetry,” a column on contemporary poetry.
It's wonderful when a very young person discovers the pleasures of poetry and gives it a try. Here's a poem by a first-grader, Andrew Jones of Ferndale, Wash., who, if we're lucky, will go on to write poems the rest of his life.
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