John Ashbery 1927-2017

A leading American poet dies at age 90

Photo: Michael Nagle for The New York Times

From The New York Times: "John Ashbery, a poet whose teasing, delicate, soulful lines made him one of the most influential figures of late-20th and early-21st-century American literature, died on Sunday at his home in Hudson, N.Y. He was 90.  His husband, David Kermani, confirmed his death."

Read the Times obituary here.