The poet Franz Wright died at the age of 62. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Austrian-American poet who received the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Walking to Martha’s Vineyard. His other poetry collections include Kindertotenwald, God’s Silence, and The Beforelife.
His father, James Wright, was also a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. He married Elizabeth Oehlkers in 1999.
I wish my father could be around.
I write and have done so primarily for personal pleasure.
When I’m in certain moods, a conversation will start up in my head, and suddenly I’ll realize that the language has reached a very high and interesting level, and then lines and stanzas will just kind of appear, full-blown.
The poetic prose that most interests me is that of Henri Michaux.
Poetry, just because it is poetry, doesn’t mean it is some kind of magic spell.