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James Merrill

(3 March 1926 – 6 February 1995 / New York City, New York)

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  • Rookie - 758 Points Lamont Palmer (12/1/2008 12:06:00 AM)

    It doesn't get much better in terms of midcentury poets than James Merrill. A virtuoso with words. -LP

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A Mysterious Epigraph

These days which, like yourself,
Seem empty and effaced
Have avid roots that delve
To work deep in the waste.

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