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A Conversation with Poet John Ashbery

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A Conversation with Poet John Ashbery

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A Conversation with Poet John Ashbery

A Conversation with Poet John Ashbery

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Experimental poet John Ashbery won the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize for his 1975 poem, "Self Portrait in a Convex Mirror." Since then, he's published more than 20 books of poetry. Ashbery, now 78, tells Scott Simon about his latest collection: Where Shall I Wander.