One of the Lives
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The Poetry Foundation offers thorough info on Merwin and an extensive bibliography.
Tons of info, poetry, and reliable links by the good folks at Modern American Poetry.
Check out this info on the Merwin Conservancy, about his conservation efforts—in particular planting palm trees.
Bill Moyers interviews Merwin about his most recent Pulitzer Prize.
Merwin reads his poem "Yesterday."
Check out this interview Merwin gave after becoming the U.S Poet Laureate.
Merwin reads this poem for the Academy of American Poets.
Merwin talks about preserving the Hawaiian rainforest (not poetry, BTW).
A whole clearinghouse of Merwin-related audio files can be found here.
Here's a recent headshot of Merwin.
Merwin where he's most comfortable: in nature.
Articles and Interviews
An interview with the poet from The Paris Review.
Here's an interview he did with The Progressive.
Check out "One of the Lives," and much much more!
Impress your friends and press your flowers!