12/10/1925 - 10/9/2014
Remembering the life, death and legacy of poet Carolyn Kizer
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Carolyn Kizer, a feminist Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who spoke her political mind even at age 7, has died in Sonoma from the effects of dementia, her literary executor said. She was 89.
Kizer, who won her Pulitzer in 1985 for a collection of work called "Yin" after the female principle in Chinese cosmology, died Thursday at a nursing home, executor David Rigsbee told the Los Angeles Times (http://lat.ms/1r3M1TX).
Born in Spokane, Washington, Kizer was 7 and...