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St Lucia's Nobel laureate poet Derek Walcott dies at 87

Notable poet Derek Walcott, whose intricately metaphorical poetry captured the physical beauty of the Caribbean has died at his home in St Lucia. He was 87. Walcott was a prolific and versatile poet whose dazzling,

India TV News Desk, St Lucia [Published on:17 Mar 2017, 11:59 PM IST]
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St Lucia's Nobel laureate poet Derek Walcott dies at 87

Notable poet Derek Walcott, whose intricately metaphorical poetry captured the physical beauty of the Caribbean has died at his home in St Lucia. He was 87.

Walcott was a prolific and versatile poet whose dazzling, painterly work captured the essence of his native Caribbean and earned him a reputation as one of the greatest writers of the second half of the 20th century.

Walcott was long the most prominent citizen of the eastern Caribbean island nation of St. Lucia and the region's most eminent poet.

(With inputs form AP)

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