Summary: American prolific poet who published more than 150 titles, including the six volume series titled "of", who founded the journal Origin in 1951, which provided an outlet for new poets from abroad, and who wrote about 80,000 unpublished poems that have accumulated over the last 60 years.
Cause of Death: Complications from heart surgery
Born: June 29, 1924
Died: March 12, 2004
Location: Kyoto, Japan