William Stanley Merwin

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

Poems of William Stanley Merwin

1. A Codex 5/9/2011
2. A Letter to Ruth Stone 5/9/2011
3. Air 1/13/2003
4. Another River 5/9/2011
5. Any Time 1/13/2003
6. Before The Flood 1/13/2003
7. Beggars And Kings 1/13/2003
8. December Night 1/13/2003
9. Echoing Light 5/9/2011
10. End of A Day 5/9/2011
11. For A Coming Extinction 1/13/2003
12. For The Anniversary Of My Death 1/13/2003
13. Green Fields 1/13/2003
14. It Is March 1/13/2003
15. My Friends 1/13/2003
16. Remembering 5/9/2011
17. Separation 5/9/2011
18. Shadow Hand 5/9/2011
19. Shore Birds 5/9/2011
20. Some Last Questions 1/13/2003

Before The Flood

Why did he promise me
that we would build ourselves
an ark all by ourselves
out in back of the house
on New York Avenue
in Union City New Jersey
to the singing of the streetcars
after the story
of Noah whom nobody

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