poet laureate

OSM: Narragansett Bay
4:16 am
Fri October 10, 2014

One Square Mile: A Poem For Narragansett Bay

Poet Laureate Rick Benjamin stopped by our studios to deliver his poem written for our One Square Mile series.
Credit Catherine Welch / RIPR

We’re extending summer just a little longer this week with our series One Square Mile focused on Narragansett Bay. Now we offer a little poetry. Rhode Island Public Radio’s Catherine Welch caught up with Rick Benjamin, the state’s poet laureate, who wrote a poem about the bay for our series.

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State Poet Laureate praises the healing properties of poetry

(PROVIDENCE, RI)Rhode Island’s new state poet laureate says his goal is to saturate the state in verse.  

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