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Catching Up With Former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky

Since his stint as poet laureate in the late 1990s, Robert Pinsky has been that rare thing in American culture—a public poet, who could appear on The Simpsons and The Colbert Report. And, of course, for several years he regularly brought poetry to the NewsHour. 8:09

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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