John Ashbery, a master of poetic verse whose enigmatic, dexterous work challenged the world of American poetry, died Sunday at 90.
By Corinne Segal
Prolific poet and writer John Ashbery has long been honored as one of the country's most important writers. Ashbery shares some of his poetry and talks to the NewsHour about his life and artistic endeavors.
Poet John Ashbery reads some of his poems.
John Ashbery is the author of more than 30 volumes of poetry, criticism and essays, including most recently, "A Worldly Country" and "Selected Later Poems." He has won nearly every major American award for poetry, and his body of work…
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