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British Poet Laureate

A Poem For The Royal Wedding?

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

British Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy caused a stir this past week when she declined interest in writing a poem for the upcoming wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

'Treasure Island' Sequel By Former Poet Laureate

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Treasure Island ends with several pirates still marooned on the island, Long John Silver survives, and most of the loot remains in situ. In Return to...

David Beckham Gets An Ode From British Poet Laureate

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON — O Beckham, where art thou? David Beckham has become an unlikely muse to Britain's poet laureate, who has written a verse about the soc...

World In Photos, July 9, 2009

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here is the HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. Check back Monday through Friday for this HuffPo...

CAROL ANN DUFFY: My Daughter Encouraged Me To Accept British Poet Laureate Position

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LONDON — The centuries-old post of British poet laureate, bard to kings and queens, has been held by William Wordsworth, Alfred Lord Tennyson an...