Bill Castanier has been an award-wining weekly newspaper editor, advertising and public relations executive in his 40 year career. In addition, he has been an executive with a newspaper trade association and founded Michigan’s first technology association, I-TE@M. He writes a weekly newspaper feature on Michigan authors and is on the Board of the Kerrytown BookFest and the Michigan Notable Book Awards. He has the only daily blog on Michigan literature (Mittenlit) and founded

One response to “Poem/a/Day: Over the Hill to the Poorhouse by Will Carleton”

  1. Stephanie Whiteck

    I’m glad that lansingonline is celebrating Poetry Month with a daily poem. This poem, from 138 years ago, is very interesting, touching and timeless. Thank you for publishing it.

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