Poet and translator W
2: Poet and translator W.S.MERWIN. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his 1970 work, The Carriers of Ladders. His books of poetry include The Song of Roland, The Compass Flower, Miner's Pale Children, Houses and Travellers, and The Rain in the Trees. Many of his poems concern the beauty of the natural world and the consequences of man's desecration of it. (Rebroadcast. Originally aired on 5/13/88.)Classical Music Critic Lloyd Schwartz changes hats and becomes Poet Lloyd Schwarts and reads a poem about his mother.
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