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Poet W.S. Merwin followed where the words led

Once called ‘the Thoreau of our era,’ W.S. Merwin was an environmentalist who transformed concrete language into evanescent poetry that reflected on war, spirituality, and the natural and..
Christian Science Monitor - Published

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet of nature, W.S. Merwin, dies at 91

W.S. Merwin, a prolific and versatile poetry master who evolved through a wide range of style, died Friday. He was 91.
USATODAY.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

W.S. Merwin, former U.S. poet laureate, dies at 91

Merwin wrote rhymes and blank verse, a brief report on the month of January and a book-length story in verse about colonialism and the birth of modern Hawaii
CBS News - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

W.S. Merwin, Poet of Life’s Evanescence, Dies at 91

Mr. Merwin, one of the world’s most decorated poets, sang of silence and nature with an oracular voice. Later in life he became an ardent conservationist.
NYTimes.com - Published

Poet W.S. Merwin, Who Was Inspired By Conservation, Dies At 91

In the 1980s, the two-time U.S. poet laureate moved to Hawaii and began working to restore the rainforest. According to one contemporary, that's when he "morphed into a poet of praise."
NPR - Published

Poet-publisher-activist Sam Hamill dies at age 74

PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. (AP) — Sam Hamill, a poet, translator and anti-war activist who as co-founder of Copper Canyon Press published works by Pablo Neruda, W.S. Merwin and many other celebrated poets,..
New Zealand Herald - Published

At home in Hawaii: Poet W.S. Merwin and the sense of place

I first encountered the poetry of W.S. Merwin in 1987. I was a newly converted English major, and the assignment was to peruse our poetry anthology and note any poems that intrigued us. I still..
SFGate - Published

Book Review: 'Garden Time,' W.S. Merwin

Our poetry reviewer, Tess Taylor, praises the most recent collection by W.S. Merwin called, Garden Time.
NPR - Published

Halekulani Sponsors Presentation of W.S. MERWIN: TO PLANT A TREE on PBS Stations

halekulani sponsors presentation of w.s. merwin: to plant a tree on pbs stations
WAIKIKI, Hawaii--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Halekulani, one of the world’s finest and most acclaimed independent luxury hotels, will be the presenting sponsor of the one-hour documentary W.S. MERWIN: TO PLANT..
Business Wire - Published

2016 Poetry Month: An Interview With James Richardson

James Richardson (www.aboutjamesrichardson.com) is most recently the author of By the Numbers, which was a finalist for the 2010 National Book Award, and During, just published, which won the Poetry..
Huffington Post - Published

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