Derek Walcott continues to receive acclaim for his latest work, White Egrets. Just this week, he won the T.S. Eliot Prize, valued at 15,000 pounds, emerging at the top of a prestigiuos group of poets.
Chair of the T.S. Eliot Prize, Anne Stevenson, described White Egrets as "moving and technically flawless.... These are beautiful lines, beautiful poetry". Well said!
Here is a link to the Guardian coverage: