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W.S. Merwin

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'Sirius' Poetry From New Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin

On Thursday, W.S. Merwin was named the 17th poet laureate of the United States. The two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, known for his environmental activism, joined Fresh Air's Terry Gross in 2008 for a discussion about memory, mortality and his writing process

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