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The rain in the trees : poems

Author: W S Merwin
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Book : Poetry : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The poems in this new book are concerned with intimacy and wholeness, and are made of the relations with people, with places, past and present, and with history and how the world endures it.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Merwin, W.S. (William Stanley), 1927-
Rain in the trees.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1988
(OCoLC)568735778
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W S Merwin
ISBN: 0394758587 9780394758589 0394570391 9780394570396
OCLC Number: 17326540
Description: 78 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Late spring --
West wall --
The first year --
Native trees --
Touching the tree --
Night above the avenue --
Now renting --
Glasses --
Shadow passing --
History --
Notes from a journey --
Pastures --
After school --
Empty water --
Rain at night --
Waking to the rain --
The salt pond --
Summer '82 --
Before us --
The sound of the light --
Sky in September --
Anniversary on the island --
Sight --
The solstice --
Coming to the morning --
Being early --
Travelling together --
The inevitable lightness --
The crust --
Mementos --
Print fallen out of somewhere --
Utterance --
Paper --
Thanks --
At the same time --
Coming to hear --
To the insects --
After the alphabets --
The superstition --
The overpass --
Snow --
For the departure of a stepson --
Airport --
Liberty --
Journey --
Memory --
The duck --
Hearing the names of the valleys --
The strangers from the horizon --
Conqueror --
Native --
Place --
Witness --
Chord --
Losing a language --
The lost originals --
Term --
Kanaloa --
The horizons of rooms --
Knock --
The biology of art --
The archaic maker --
Tracing the letters --
The rose beetle.
Responsibility: by W.S. Merwin.
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The poems in this new book are concerned with intimacy and wholeness, and are made of the relations with people, with places, past and present, and with history and how the world endures it.

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