FILE -- In this March 5, 2003 file photo, U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, right, gestures toward Pulitzer Prize winning poet W.S. Merwin during a Capitol Hill news conference. Merwin, a prolific and versatile master of modern poetry who evolved through a wide range of styles as he celebrated nature, condemned war and industrialism and reached for the elusive past, died on Friday, March 15, 2019 at his home in Hawaii. A Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. poet laureate, Merwin completed more than 20 books and ranked high in the pantheon for decades, from early works inspired by myths and legends to late meditations on age and time.
FILE -- In this March 5, 2003 file photo, U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, right, gestures toward Pulitzer Prize winning poet W.S. Merwin during a Capitol Hill news conference. Merwin, a prolific and versatile master of modern poetry who evolved through a wide range of styles as he celebrated nature, condemned war and industrialism and reached for the elusive past, died on Friday, March 15, 2019 at his home in Hawaii. A Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. poet laureate, Merwin completed more than 20 books and ranked high in the pantheon for decades, from early works inspired by myths and legends to late meditations on age and time. Evan Vucci, File AP Photo
FILE -- In this March 5, 2003 file photo, U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, right, gestures toward Pulitzer Prize winning poet W.S. Merwin during a Capitol Hill news conference. Merwin, a prolific and versatile master of modern poetry who evolved through a wide range of styles as he celebrated nature, condemned war and industrialism and reached for the elusive past, died on Friday, March 15, 2019 at his home in Hawaii. A Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. poet laureate, Merwin completed more than 20 books and ranked high in the pantheon for decades, from early works inspired by myths and legends to late meditations on age and time. Evan Vucci, File AP Photo