Robert Creeley was an American poet, born in 1926 in Arlington, Massachusetts. He studied at Harvard University from 1943-1946, subsequently releasing his first poem through the University's Wake publication. His poetry aesthetic is often grouped with the Black Mountain poets, which also include Charles Olson, Robert Duncan, and Allen Ginsberg. Creeley published more than sixty books of poetry throughout his lifetime, most notably "If I Were Writing This", "Just in Time: Poems 1984-1994", "Life & Death", and "For Love: Poems 1950-1960". Creeley passed away in 2005.
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