William Stanley Merwin

(September 30, 1927 / New York / United States)

William Stanley Merwin Poems

1. For The Anniversary Of My Death 1/13/2003
2. Air 1/13/2003
3. My Friends 1/13/2003
4. When You Go Away 1/13/2003
5. It Is March 1/13/2003
6. Any Time 1/13/2003
7. December Night 1/13/2003
8. For A Coming Extinction 1/13/2003
9. Beggars And Kings 1/13/2003
10. Before The Flood 1/13/2003
11. The River Of Bees 1/13/2003
12. The Burnt Child 1/13/2003
13. Green Fields 1/13/2003
14. The Source 1/13/2003
15. Some Last Questions 1/13/2003
16. Yesterday 1/13/2003
17. Term 1/13/2003
18. Separation 5/9/2011
19. Unknown Bird 1/13/2003
20. Whenever I Go There 1/13/2003

To the New Year

With what stillness at last
you appear in the valley
your first sunlight reaching down
to touch the tips of a few
high leaves that do not stir
as though they had not noticed
and did not know you at all
then the voice of a dove calls
from far away in itself

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