North Dakota

In 1957, North Dakota established a state poet laureate position, which is currently held by Larry Woiwode. Woiwode is the author of Even Tide (Faber, Inc., 1979) and has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a John Dos Passos Prize winner, a recipient of awards from the William Faulkner Foundation and the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, and a nominee for both the National Book Critics Circle and National Book Awards.

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This path our people walked
one hundred two hundred              endless years
since the tall grass opened for us
and we breathed the incense that sun on prairie
                                                             offers to sky

Peace offering with each breath
each footstep