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Hickenlooper’s “everyman” poet laureate: Joseph Hutchison

A former poet in the schools, Hutchison said that great public school teachers fostered his love of poetry. As Colorado's Poet Laureate, he plans to empower teachers to integrate poetry in the classroom.

The massacre in iambic pentameter

David Mason, the son of Colorado natives, is a literature and creative writing professor at Colorado College and the state’s poet laureate. He grew...

News Poem: ‘Oil and Water’

Two spent storms rode currents out of Mexico until trapped in a Front Range trough. Down in the deeply punctured flats, twenty thousand black wells waited.

Colorado Poet Laureate Mason: So what do you want me to...

Colorado College Professor Dave Mason has been the state's poet laureate for roughly two months. He is the author of the critically acclaimed verse-novel...
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