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This official recognition of poets in any given country seems to give a special recognition to the place of poetry in our world.
With this recognition, poetry will become more familiar to all citizens, not just the academics. To facilitate that, in Canada, there is even a map to track the locations of Canadian Poets Laureate.
Take a few minutes to check out the link to Fred Wah. Welcome our new Poet Laureate!
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