Since Merwin was national Poet Laureate our book group decided to read some of his work, choosing The Lice. The poems are obscure and filled with anger and despair. The best we could do without ... Read More
One of Merwin's best translations (unlike his Purgatorio), the tale, while deeply symbolic, stands up as a story full of surprises and suspense, together with some wonderful descriptions of the ... Read More
This is a novel in verse based on the true story of Piilani, who fled to the Kalalau Valley of Kauai with her husband Koolau, who suffered from leprosy and was threatened with exile to Molokai. ... Read More
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