About Bliss CarmanBliss Carman was a popular great canadian poet who lived most of his life in the United States. He was acclaimed as Canada's poet laureate during his later years. Carman's most famous poem from the first volume is arguably "The Joys of the Open Road". More Songs... contains "A Vagabond Song," once familiar to a generation of Canadians. Here are some of his best poems to read and share.