American Poet Franz Wright 1953 - 2013

The day he turned 5, he recalled afterward, he confronted his parents with an unassailable demand. “Excuse me,” he said. “Do you think, because it’s my birthday, we could not talk about poetry today?”
- from the New York Times Obit

A link to that obit

And a link to his poem "Boardinghouse with No Visible Address" in Poetry