WS Merwin may be the most influential American poet of the last half-century - an artist who has transfigured and reinvigorated the vision of poetry for our time. Bloodaxe published his "Selected Poems" in 2007. Now 81, Merwin has produced 'his best book in a decade - and one of the best outright' ("Publishers Weekly"). The nuanced mysteries of light, darkness, presence, and memory are central themes in his latest collection. 'I have only what I remember,' Merwin admits, and his memories are focused and profound - the ...

The Shadow of Sirius 2009, Copper Canyon Press, Port Townsend, Wash.

ISBN-13: 9781556593109

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Shadow of Sirius 2009, Bloodaxe Books Ltd, Tyne and Wear

ISBN-13: 9781852248543


The Shadow of Sirius 2008, Copper Canyon Press

ISBN-13: 9781556592843