American poet and U.S. Poet Laureate who received the Pulitzer Reward for Delights and Shadows. His additional notable works consist of Flying during the night and One Globe at the same time. He analyzed at Iowa Condition University with the University or college of Nebraska. He released his 1st poetry collection, Standard Entry Empty, in 1969. A lot of his poetry selections, including Grass Region as well as the Blizzard Voices, concentrate on the fantastic Plains area of america. He married newspapers editor Kathleen Rutledge. He and fellow poet Wallace Stevens both kept day careers in the insurance market.