Object Lessons: Rantings of a Lone Pamphleteer
U.S. Poet Laureate Wins Big PrizesTed Kooser, former insurance salesman and accessible poet extraordinaire has not only just won the 2005 Pulitzer for his book Delights and Shadows, he's also been awarded a second term as U.S. Poet Laureate.
Undoubtedly one of the most "activist" Poets Laureate, he is writing a new poetry column for syndication. Newspapers around the country can publish "American Life in Poetry" free. It's also available online.
Here's an excellent article on how he writes poems.
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