The pupil: poems

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Alfred A. Knopf, Oct 30, 2001 - Poetry - 91 pages
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A startling new collection of poems by the celebrated poet evokes lost youth, memory, and the beauty of the natural world. 10,000 first printing.

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This, with "The Shadow of Sirius" are probably the two books of poetry I have been the most caught up in a very long time. Before these, for me, was John Donne. In my review of "The Shadow of Sirius ... Read full review

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I would have given this collection one star except this is WS Merwin and I know the fault is all mine. Read full review


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W. S. Merwin has been awarded most of the major prizes in American poetry, including the Pulitzer Prize, the Bollingen Prize, and the Tanning Prize for mastery in the art of poetry. He and his wife live on Maui, where he tends to his writing and to his garden of rare and endangered palm trees.

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