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Title Lament for the makers : a memorial anthology / [compiled by] W.S. Merwin.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, [1996]

Subject American poetry -- 20th century.
English poetry -- 20th century.
Alt Name Merwin, W. S. (William Stanley), 1927-2019.
Description 89 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Lament for the makers / W.S. Merwin -- A refusal to mourn the death, by fire, of a child in London / Dylan Thomas -- The river of rivers in Connecticut / Wallace Stevens -- The animals / Edwin Muir -- Words / Sylvia Plath -- Spring and all / William Carlos Williams -- Neither out far nor in deep / Robert Frost -- Meditations of an old woman (first meditation) / Theodore Roethke -- Autumn journal VII / Louis MacNeice -- Four quartets. Little Gidding / T.S. Eliot -- The Orient Express / Randall Jarrell -- There sat down, once / John Berryman -- Secrets / W.H. Auden -- A grave / Marianne Moore -- from Homage to Sextus Propertius / Ezra Pound -- The tutelar of the place / David Jones -- Dolphin / Robert Lowell -- The imaginary iceberg / Elizabeth Bishop -- In response to the rumor that the oldest whorehouse in Wheeling, West Virginia, has been condemned / James Wright -- The pruned tree / Howard Moss -- To Juan at the winter solstice / Robert Graves -- Dandelions / Howard Nemerov -- At the bomb testing site / William Stafford -- An upward look / James Merrill.
ISBN 1887178511 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 34932786
Table of Contents
 Lament for the Makers / W. S. Merwin3
 A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in London / Dylan Thomas14
 The River of Rivers in Connecticut / Wallace Stevens16
 The Animals / Edwin Muir18
 Words / Sylvia Plath20
 Spring and All / William Carlos Williams22
 Neither Out Far Nor In Deep / Robert Frost24
 Meditations of an Old Woman (First Meditation) / Theodore Roethke26
 Autumn Journal VII / Louis MacNeice32
 Little Gidding (from Four Quartets) / T. S. Eliot36
 The Orient Express / Randall Jarrell49
 There Sat Down, Once / John Berryman52
 Secrets / W. H. Auden54
 A Grave / Marianne Moore56
 from Homage to Sextus Propertius / Ezra Pound58
 The Tutelar of the Place / David Jones62
 Dolphin / Robert Lowell72
 The Imaginary Iceberg / Elizabeth Bishop74
 In Response to a Rumor That the Oldest Whorehouse in Wheeling, West Virginia, Has Been Condemned / James Wright77
 The Pruned Tree / Howard Moss79
 To Juan at the Winter Solstice / Robert Graves81
 Dandelions / Howard Nemerov84
 At the Bomb Testing Site / William Stafford86
 An Upward Look / James Merrill88