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“Everything that Acts Is Actual” - Denise Levertov

From the tawny light
from the rainy nights
from the imagination finding
itself and more than itself
alone and more than alone
at the bottom of the well where the moon lives, 133 more words


Denise Levertov's Uncompromising Moral Vision

Denise Levertov, The Collected Poems of Denise Levertov.  New Directions, 2013. $49.95. Call (504)-524-2940 to order or visit us in Pirate’s Alley!

Though she died in 1997, it wasn’t until last year that we were finally graced with Denise Levertov’s complete collected works. 829 more words

"Making Peace" by Denise Levertov

A voice from the dark called out,
“The poets must give us
imagination of peace, to oust the intense, familiar
imagination of disaster. Peace, not only… 146 more words


clouds :: denise levertov

The clouds as I see them, rising
urgently, roseate in the
mounting of somber power

surging in evening haste over
roofs and hermetic
grim walls— 235 more words


Foggy Breath of Life

“THE BREATHING” by Denise Levertov

An absolute
Trees stand
up to their knees in
fog. The fog
slowly flows
cobwebs, the grass… 56 more words


[Podcast] Advent Poems - special edition - 1


This is a special edition of the Coffeehouse Junkie audio podcast.

A couple years ago I composed a list of twelve Advent poems that has become on of the most read blog posts of Coffeehouse Junkie. 28 more words


The compass

You have come to the shore. There are no instructions.
Denise Levertov

Veronique Bougoin, Sunderland