The Hug

Thom Gunn
July 1, 1985

To Helen

Charles Simic
July 1, 1985

This Notebook

James Schuyler
October 1, 1984
A page from one of James Merrill's manuscripts

Days of 1941 and ‘44

James Merrill
July 1, 1984
Tatiana Gerus / Creative Commons

Mock Orange

Louise Glück
July 1, 1981
A manatee swimming. Dennis Matheson / Creative Commons.

Developers at Crystal River

James Merrill
October 1, 1980
Ouija board. James Merrill Papers, Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

The Five Elemental Voices

James Merrill
June 1, 1978


Mary Oliver
April 1, 1978