What does it mean to be poet laureate of Missouri? David Harrison tells us
Harrison was named Missouri Poet Laureate in 2023.
David Harrison is Missouri's poet laureate. But what just does a poet laureate do, and are there responsibilities they must fulfill?
Harrison said he had to write a poem about Missouri, which he shares with us, but, besides that, he said he's working to find ways to make poetry as accessible as possible to Missourians.