American poet whose works are the Dissolving Fabric as well as the Metropolitan areas. Also a translator, he released English versions from the functions of Julio Cortazar, Octavio Paz, and Federico Garcia Lorca. He began composing poetry during his teenage years. He afterwards attended NY School and the School of Wisconsin-Madison. He proved helpful briefly because the poetry editor of THE COUNTRY. His three relationships — to Winifred Gray McCarthy, Sara Golden, and Joan Diane Miller — created one young child. Blackburn passed away of esophageal cancers on the early age of forty-four. During his period on the School of Wisconsin-Madison, Blackburn started matching with poet Ezra Pound.