New Poet Laureate Hails from New Hampshire

Poet Donald Hall outside his farmhouse.

Poet Donald Hall writes of farmlife in New Hampshire and often of his late wife, the poet Jane Kenyon. Nancy Cameron/Library of Congress hide caption

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The new poet laureate of the United States will be introduced Wednesday. The poems of Donald Hall, a New Hampshire native, have been compared to those of Robert Frost. He will succeed Nebraskan Ted Kooser.



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