In 2005, Indiana established a state poet laureate position, which is currently held by Adrian Matejka, who was appointed to a two-year term in 2018. Matejka is the author of four books of poetry, including The Big Smoke (Penguin, 2013), which won the 2014 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize.

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—Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, 2016



Just off of Highway 12, Sandburg’s signature
of time & eternity: the muggy marshes

& thick forests of the mind, sand that sings
its memory of glaciers & the glaciers before

them. 14,000 years of them.