Obituaries: Maxine Kumin, 88, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet

  • Updated: February 7, 2014 - 11:42 PM

Maxine Kumin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose spare, deceptively simple lines explored some of the most complex aspects of human existence — birth and death, evanescence and renewal, and the events large and small conjoining them all — died Thursday at her home in Warner, N.H. She was 88.

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