Death of C.K. Williams

September 20, 2015
Hopewell, New Jersey

Award-winning poet CK Williams, impassioned observer, dies
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C.K. Williams, whose poems emphatically observed morality and suffering from perspectives as lofty as politics and as intimate as the cancer that ended his life, died Sunday

HOPEWELL, N.J. (AP) — C.K. Williams, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet known for his long, conversational lines of verse that brought frequent comparisons to Walt Whitman, has died at age 78.

Williams was an impassioned observer of war, alienation and the cancer that eventually took his life on Sunday at his...

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