US, UK Poets Laureate on Being Public Face for 'Solitary Act'
April 30, 2012
"A poet should be private and invisible," says UK Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, "This is a different way of being a poet, to be laureate." Meanwhile, "I think we witness things, but are not witnessed," says US Poet Laureate Philip Levine. They reflect with Jeffrey Brown on having very public roles as private poets.