Poet who founded the Aesthetic Realism movement and is best known for a 1958 poetry collection entitled Hot Afternoons Have Been in Montana. He also published such works of literary criticism as Is Beauty the Making One of Opposites? and Self and World: An Explanation of Aesthetic Realism.
He grew up in Baltimore in the late 1920s and lived most of his adult life in New York City.
He wrote a two-word-long poem that was recognized as the shortest literary work in the English language.
He married Martha Baird in September of 1848 in Scotland.
He wrote James and the Children, a critical examination of Henry James' famous work The Turn of the Screw.