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 (wĭl′bər), Richard Purdy Born 1921.
American poet whose works, including Things of This World (1956), are noted for verbal precision and metrical control.
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(ˈwɪl bər)

Richard, born 1921, U.S. poet: U.S. poet laureate 1987–88.
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