First Missouri Poet Laureate Ends Term

Walter Bargen's two year term as the state's top poetry official ends this month.

Columbia, MO – Poet Walter Bargen talks about his active role promoting poetry in the state of Missouri. And he reads a kind of commentary on the position, called, Poet as Grand Marshall of the Fall Parade.

Find the application to be the next Missouri Poet Laureate on the governor's website.This story was produced for KC Currents. To listen on your own schedule, subscribe to the KC Currents Podcast.