Mark Howell's - "View From the Hill"
Sunday, April 8, 2012
From Poet Laureate to Jurassic Park

For the first time in our history, we now have our own poet laureate. The city that has welcomed into its embrace such big-time laureates as Richard Wilbur is henceforth blessed with the poetic services of Kirby Congdon.

The city commission last Tuesday night unanimously passed a resolution sponsored by Commissioner Jimmy Weekley that named Kirby the "first Poet Laureate of...

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