philip levine

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Detroit born poet Philip Levine has died. He served as Poet Laureate of the United States and wrote about working on a General Motors' assembly line. 

Philip Levine, the most recent poet laureate, is coming to Western Michigan University Friday. Levine was born in Detroit. Some of his most famous poems are about his time working for General Motors, a job he says he didn't like very much.