Denise Levertov Quotes

If August passes flowerless, and the frosts come, will I have learned to rejoice enough in the sober wonder of green healthy leaves?
Denise Levertov (b. 1923), Anglo-U.S. poet. "Annuals."
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To go by the asters and breathe the sweetness that hovers in August about the tall milkweeds, without a direct look ...
Denise Levertov (b. 1923), Anglo-U.S. poet. "Luxury."
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Ripple of blue in which are distinct blues. Bold centaur-seahorse-salt-carnation flower of work and transition.
Denise Levertov (b. 1923), Anglo-U.S. poet. "The Message."
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first the cotyledon then thickly the differentiated true leaves of the seedlings ...
Denise Levertov (b. 1923), Anglo-U.S. poet. "Annuals."
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Thrust close your smile that we know you, terrible joy.
Denise Levertov (b. 1923), Anglo-American poet. Matins (l. 92-93). . . Poems 1960-1967 [Denise Levertov]. (1983) New Directions.
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Shall I find them, then here on my own land, recalled to my nature? O, great Spirit!
Denise Levertov (b. 1923), Anglo-U.S. poet. "The Message."
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On the Times Square sidewalk we shuffle along, cardboard signs Stop the War slung round our necks.
Denise Levertov (b. 1923), Anglo-U.S. poet. "A Note to Olga (1966)."
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Marvelous Truth, confront us at every turn, in every guise,
Denise Levertov (b. 1923), Anglo-American poet. Matins (l. 81-83). . . Poems 1960-1967 [Denise Levertov]. (1983) New Directions.
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if she were lacking all grace they'd pass her in silence: so it's not only to say she's a warm hole.
Denise Levertov (b. 1923), Anglo-U.S. poet. "The Mutes."
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It seems you that is lifted limp and ardent off the dark snow and shoved in, and driven away.
Denise Levertov (b. 1923), Anglo-U.S. poet. "A Note to Olga (1966)."
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