Kay Ryan is considered a god in the poetry world. She's won countless prizes, is Chancellor
of the Academy of American Poets and she's been poet laureate. But, until she was nearly
50, hardly anyone in the poetry world knew her work.
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I wasn't going to care about what other people thought, but do what mattered most to me. And that I wanted to find a way to make a difference.
Kay Ryan the poet may have just been thrown into the spotlight, but her work has been there for a while. Her poems have filled six books, won her mor...
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