EppsNet Archive: W.S. Merwin

W.S. Merwin, 1927-2019

I think there’s a kind of desperate hope built into poetry that one really wants, hopelessly, to save the world. One is trying to say everything that can be said for the things that one loves while there’s still time. W.S. Merwin RIP W.S. Merwin Also . . . “Yesterday” by W.S. Merwin How Can You Ever Be Sure? Read more →

How Can You Ever Be Sure?

I asked how can you ever be sure that what you write is really any good at all and he said you can’t you can’t you can never be sure you die without knowing whether anything you wrote was any good if you have to be sure don’t write — W.S. Merwin, “Berryman” Read more →

“Yesterday” by W.S. Merwin

My friend says I was not a good son you understand I say yes I understand [Read more . . .] Read more →