William Stanley Merwin

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

William Stanley Merwin Poems

1. For The Anniversary Of My Death 1/13/2003
2. Air 1/13/2003
3. My Friends 1/13/2003
4. Any Time 1/13/2003
5. For A Coming Extinction 1/13/2003
6. December Night 1/13/2003
7. It Is March 1/13/2003
8. When You Go Away 1/13/2003
9. Before The Flood 1/13/2003
10. The Burnt Child 1/13/2003
11. The Source 1/13/2003
12. Green Fields 1/13/2003
13. Beggars And Kings 1/13/2003
14. The River Of Bees 1/13/2003
15. Some Last Questions 1/13/2003
16. Term 1/13/2003
17. Yesterday 1/13/2003
18. Separation 5/9/2011
19. Whenever I Go There 1/13/2003
20. The Speed Of Light 1/13/2003

For A Coming Extinction

Gray whale
Now that we are sinding you to The End
That great god
Tell him
That we who follow you invented forgiveness
And forgive nothing

I write as though you could understand
And I could say it

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