Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Speaking of Poet Laureates...

I was fascinated to read that Brooklyn, New York, has a Poet Laureate. (See the New York Times, March 19, 2010.) Her name is Tina Chang, and she has a web site at

Poet Laureate

Are you familiar with the poetry of Kay Ryan? She is the current Poet Laureate of the United States. She has a spare, ironic style that I admire. You can find information about her and some of her poetry at