Bob Seger, Michigan poet laureate?
Sen. Thaddeus McCotter said he plans to introduce a bill establishing an official state poet to be appointed by Gov. John Engler. Michigan is among 13 states without a poet laureate.
"We're a hardworking Midwestern state, but we're smart, too," McCotter said in Lansing. If approved, the poet would take part in state ceremonies and help foster appreciation of poetry.