Smokey Mountain sunset vista; taken from Morton Overlook, about 3/4 mile north of Newfound Gap on Highway 441, Newfound Gap Road, Sevier, Tennessee (GPS Coordinates 35°37'1" N 83°25'22" W). Photo by Tim Lumley/Flickr (Noncommercial Use Permitted with Attribution/No Derivative Works).
Official State Veterans Poem of Tennessee
Jasper N. Bailey’s poignant “Home to Stay” was designated the official state veterans poem of Tennessee in 2014. Bailey, a native of Cookeville TN, was a highly decorated veteran of World War II. Tennessee recognizes several state poems and poets, including a state bicentennial poem and cowboy poet laureate. All State Poetry & Languages