by W. S. Merwin
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April 4, 2007 W.S. Merwin has received numerous awards, including the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. This poem, "Language," is representative of the pieces in his newest book, The Book of Fables, which blur the distinctions between essay, fiction, and poetry.
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