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The Shadow of Sirius

by W. S. Merwin

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Presents a collection of poems reflecting the author's life.

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Awards and Recognition

Pulitzer Prize (2009)

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W.S. Merwin is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner. He will become the 17th poet laureate this fall, succeeding Kay Ryan. Matt Valentine/Library of Congress/AP Photo hide caption

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'Sirius' Poetry From New Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin

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