poet http://ripr.org en He wants Rhode Island's inner poetry to be revealed http://ripr.org/post/he-wants-rhode-islands-inner-poetry-be-revealed <p>(PROVIDENCE, RI) Rhode Island has a new state poet. Dr. Rick Benjamin of Warwick has been selected to replace outgoing state poet Lisa Starr of Block Island, whose 5 year term has expired.&nbsp;&nbsp; Benjamin lectures at Brown, RISD and is on the faculty of Vermont’s Goddard College. He has published two volumes of poetry and has edited several others.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 11:56:24 +0000 Flo Jonic 7448 at http://ripr.org