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Writings to an Unfinished Accompaniment

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Hardcover, 128 pages
Published January 1st 1973 by Holiday House
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William Stanley Merwin (New York City, September 30, 1927) is an American poet, credited with over 30 books of poetry, translation and prose. During the 1960s anti-war movement, Merwin's unique craft was thematically characterized by indirect, unpunctuated narration. In the 1980s and 1990s, Merwin's writing influence derived from his interest in Buddhist philosophy and deep ecology. Residing in Ha ...more
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“My cradle
was a shoe.”
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“...The silence of a place where there were once horses
is a mountain

and I have seen by lightning that ever mountain
once fell from the air
ringing
like the chime of an iron shoe...”
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