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Boston’s Poet Laureate is tasked with raising the status of poetry in the everyday consciousness of Bostonians. The city’s poet laureate program was established in 2008 to highlight literary arts in Boston and to promote appreciation of poetry to its residents. The Poet Laureate is a ceremonial appointment.

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