American poet and publisher who kept the title of NEW YORK Poet Laureate from 1953 until his death at age 101. His rural-themed poetry choices consist of Fifty Acres, Early Harvest, and Plowed Surface. He was raised in a vacation cabin on the North Carolina plantation and had written his initial poem when he was four years of age. He founded a paper known as The Fool-Killer in 1910 and utilized the publication to tone of voice his support for prohibition. He was wedded double — to Cora Wallace and Eleanor Fox — and was widowed double, having fathered a stillborn kid and an followed daughter. He, such as a.R. Ammons, was a North Carolina-born poet.