American poet who received the Pulitzer Prize for Partial Accounts as well as the Country wide Publication Award for Effort at Conversation. He released his first level of poetry while he was still students at Princeton University or college. He offered as USA Poet Laureate from 1978 to 1980. He resided along with his partner, fellow poet Richard Harteis, for thirty-six years. He was significantly influenced by the task of William Butler Yeats.