Separation by W.S. Merwin


Your absence has gone through me
Like thread through a needle.
Everything I do is stitched with its color.

William S. Merwin was born in New York City in 1927, the son of a Presbyterian minister. He has written more than 20 books of poetry, won numerous prestigious awards, and served as Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. He currently resides in Hawaii.


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