W. S. Merwin Collected Poems 1996-2011

by W. S. Merwin

W. S. Merwin Collected Poems 1996-2011

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Collects poetry from the former U.S. Poet Laureate, including "The Vixen," "The Folding Cliffs," and "The Shadow of Sirius."

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There is scarcely anything that W.S. Merwin hasn't written about during the course of his 60-plus-year career, and the recently published, two-volume Collected Poems — nearly 1,700 pages — makes that clear. Love? He's written about it — it seems from the evidence on these pages — a million times! He's also written of death, and the Vietnam War, and ecology; he's written about time and light and objects galore as well as most of the bits and pieces that make up the

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