Unchopping a Tree

Unchopping a Tree

by W. S. Merwin

Illustrated by Liz Ward

An intimate, beautifully illustrated gift edition of poet laureate W. S. Merwin's wondrous story about how to resurrect a fallen tree

There’s no mystery to chopping down a tree. But how do you put back together a tree that’s been felled? Mystical instructions are required, and that’s what W. S. Merwin provides in his prose piece “Unchopping a Tree,” appearing for the first time in a self-contained volume. Written with a ...

  • Paperback
  • 9781595343079
  • Published: March 2024


  • Hardcover
  • 9781595341877
  • Published: February 2014