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Meet Charles Simic, New Poet Laureate

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Meet the fifteenth poet laureate of the United States, Charles Simic of New Hampshire. Here's a profile from the International Herald Tribune of the Yugoslav immigrant who started writing poetry to impress girls.

The post of poet laureate is chosen by the Librarian of Congress, James Billington.