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  • n  a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)

  • Kay Ryan is the latest pick as the nation's top poet.
  • Yale professor Elizabeth Alexander will be the fourth poet ever to read at a presidential Inauguration.
  • Serious poetry was about to be eclipsed by fiction.
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  • Tyson Mao in Forbes
    It's a completely separate skill from anything academic,Mao says. "It doesn't matter if they're a writer or a poet, anyone can do this."
  • Judge Leonie Brinkema in New York Times
    Judge Leonie M. Brinkema, who sentenced Mr. Moussaoui, told him: "You came here to be a martyr and to die in a great big bang of glory, but to paraphrase the poet TS Eliot, instead, you will die with a whimper. The rest of your life you will spend...

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