[lit-ideas] Re: Happy Birthday to W. S. Merwin

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  • Date: Tue, 1 Oct 2013 12:04:14 +0200

On 1-Oct-13, at 2:22 AM, Robert Paul wrote:

Merwin was born in New York, on September 30, 1927. Here's a poem.

Worn Words

Thanks, Robert. Merwin was previously unknown to me. More about, and by, Merwin can be found at


On a more prosaic note, today is the 110th anniversary of the first patent of a thermos bottle (Thermosflasche) by the German glass technician Reinhold Burge.

Chris Bruce,
glad on a gloriously golden October morning to
be able to take a couple of cups of tea along with
a book of poetry to the Old Botanical Garden, in
Kiel Germany
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