A poem by W. S. Merwin, published in The Atlantic in 2002
A poem by W. S. Merwin, published in The Atlantic in 1999
The 82-year old poet and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner has just been named U.S. Poet Laureate. Hear him read his work aloud.
Hear the author read his poem, first published in the February 1995 'Atlantic'