Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Poetic Obituaries: Verna Lee Hinegardner, 93, was the state's

Poet Laureate Emeritus, first appointed by Gov. Bill Clinton. She won many contests for her writing, and was a great encourager of other poets.

Her first poem was published when she was 9, and she was inducted into the Arkansas Writers' Hall of Fame in 1991.

from Log Cabin Democrat: R.I.P., Verna Lee


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