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Thomas Merton Biography and Poems

Thomas Merton Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Thomas Merton, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Merton, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Thomas Merton, O.C.S.O. (January 31, 1915 – December 10, 1968) was a 20th century Anglo-American Catholic writer. A Trappist monk of the Abbey of Gethsemani, Kentucky, he was a poet, social activist and student of comparative religion. In 1949, he was ordained to the priesthood and given the name Father Louis.. American author and Trappist monk

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