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Guillaume Apollinaire born, 1880

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What poet lived in the Greenwich Village townhouse which was destroyed when a bomb manufactured by the radical student organization The Weather Underground accidentally went off?

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James Merrill. He recorded the event in a poem titled "18 West 11th Street," the address of the townhouse.

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