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One of the Lives

One of the Lives


by M.S. Merwin

One of the Lives Resources


Just the Facts

The Poetry Foundation offers thorough info on Merwin and an extensive bibliography.

Modern American Merwin

Tons of info, poetry, and reliable links by the good folks at Modern American Poetry.

Palms Up

Check out this info on the Merwin Conservancy, about his conservation efforts—in particular planting palm trees.


PBS on Merwin

Bill Moyers interviews Merwin about his most recent Pulitzer Prize.

Poetry Everywhere

Merwin reads his poem "Yesterday."

Merwin the Laureate

Check out this interview Merwin gave after becoming the U.S Poet Laureate.


"For the Anniversary of My Death"

Merwin reads this poem for the Academy of American Poets.

The Preservationist

Merwin talks about preserving the Hawaiian rainforest (not poetry, BTW).

Audio Jackpot

A whole clearinghouse of Merwin-related audio files can be found here.



Here's a recent headshot of Merwin.


Cool truck!

In the Forest

Merwin where he's most comfortable: in nature.

Articles and Interviews

Paris Review

An interview with the poet from The Paris Review.

Progressive Merwin

Here's an interview he did with The Progressive.


The Vixen

Check out "One of the Lives," and much much more!

Collected Poems

Impress your friends and press your flowers!

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