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Saturday
Feb162008

"A Measuring Worm"

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Wilbur in his study
Great new poem by Richard Wilbur in this week's New Yorker, "The Measuring Worm."  Wilbur's an American treasure, still writing beautiful poems sixty years after his first collection.  Here's a pdf of his Paris Review interview.  And here's a critical overview by Dana Gioia. 

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