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'American Life' from Its Poet Laureate

Poet Laureate Ted Kooser has created American Life In Poetry, a free weekly column for newspapers and websites that provides a brief poem and description as a way to bring verse to the masses. His poems are about the simple details of everyday life. Kooser's many writing awards include two NEA fellowships, the Pushcart Prize and Columbia University's Stanley Kunitz Prize. His new book is Flying at Night.