An Endless Skyway

Ted Kooser, former US Poet Laureate, on An Endless Sky: Poetry from the State Poets Laureate: “Each poet adds a unique style to the anthology and a unique slant on what it means to write … this book is made for everyone to roam and ramble within. Open these pages and enjoy the journey.” Learn and read poetry from the best of the best.

A red, white, and blue collection of poetry, from sea to shining sea! What do people turn to in times of need, sorrow, joy, emergency? Poetry! To know our nation, in both sickness and in health, turn to An Endless Skyway: Poetry from the State Poets Laureate. This is an exciting anthology that brings together the poetry of more than thirty-five State Poets Laureate from across the United States. Truly a collection that explores the poetry of specific places, but at the same time offers a glimpse into the poetry of our whole nation.

Poets in this Anthology:
Sue Brannan Walker – Alabama
Peggy Shumaker – Alaska
David Mason – Colorado
Mary Crow – Colorado
Dick Allen – Connecticut
JoAnn Balingit – Delaware
Fleda Brown – Delaware
Kevin Stein – Illinois
Norbert Krapf – Indiana
Joyce Brinkman – Indiana
Mary Swander – Iowa
Marvin Bell – Iowa
Robert Dana – Iowa
Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg – Kansas
Denise Low – Kansas
Jonathan Holden – Kansas
Betsy Sholl – Maine
David Clewell – Missouri
Walter Bargen – Missouri
W.E. Butts – New Hampshire
Marie Harris – New Hampshire
Larry Woiwode – North Dakota
Jim Barnes – Oklahoma
Paulann Petersen – Oregon
Lisa Starr – Rhode Island
Marjory Wentworth – South Carolina
David Allen Evans – South Dakota
Paul Ruffin – Texas
Katharine Coles – Utah
Kenneth W. Brewer – Utah
David Lee – Utah
Kelly Cherry – Virginia
Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda – Virginia
Samuel Green – Washington
Irene McKinney – West Virginia
Bruce Dethlefsen – Wisconsin
Marilyn L. Taylor – Wisconsin
David Romtvedt – Wyoming