Classic · Collection · Contemporary · Excerpt · Fragment · Literature · Poetry

W. S. Merwin

In my youth I believed in somewhere else
I put faith in travel
now I am becoming my own tree

— W. S. Merwin, from “Wild Oats,” The Moon Before Morning (Copper Canyon Press, 2014)

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s