W.S. Merwin’s typewriter came out of the attic this week, paper still in the platen, and E key stuck. This little machine brought poems to the page and beauty to the world. Our turn to continue its work.
In these early months of stewarding the Merwins’ house, we are making discoveries that surprise and delight us. As we go, we’ll share some of these finds with you in a new series called “Storied Objects.” To view other posts in the “Storied Objects” series, click here.