5th Poet Laureate of america who earned a Pulitzer Prize for the 1945 work entitled V-Letter as well as other Poems. His various other poetry collections are the Aged Horsefly, The Bourgeois Poet, and Adult Bookstore. He went to the School of Virginia and criticized the organization because of its anti-Semitic and racist sights. He taught British at the School of Nebraska, Lincoln with the School of California, Davis. He was raised in Baltimore, Maryland. He wedded Evalyn Katz in 1945. He was inspired by the task of poet William Carlos Williams.