William Stanley Merwin Quotes

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The story of each stone leads back to a mountain.

Poetry is a way of looking at the world for the first time.

William Stanley Merwin (W. S.) was an American poet with over 50 books of poetry and prose.  Over his lifetime (1927-2019), he was honored with numerous awards:  including the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (1971 and 2009) and becoming United States Poet Laureate in 2010.  

5 thoughts on “William Stanley Merwin Quotes

    • Karla, thank you for reading and sharing. I hope to post more of Merwin’s thoughts in the future. I’m doing well, but much of my time of late has been consumed with transforming our spare room from a forgotten warehouse space. God’s presence fills each of our journeys. His grace and peace takes each of us to another tomorrow.


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