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Two by Denise Levertov


The fire in leaf and grass
so green it seems
each summer the last summer.

The wind blowing, the leaves
shivering in the sun, 248 more words


Almost Gave up...... Again

Left alone in the darkness too long

Years I shall say

Living an unhappy life where smiles were turned to tears



Sorrow… 261 more words


Spring Comes to Murray Hill

I sit in an office at 244 Madison Avenue

And say to myself you have a responsible job havenue?

Why then do you fritter away your time on this doggerel? 134 more words


The Silhouette Speaks...

Staring back with anger, the silhouette speaks.
I dare not look at it, as it makes me weak.
I dreamt of being the person I am not, 96 more words


A Light exists in Spring

A Light exists in Spring
Not present on the Year
At any other period —
When March is scarcely here

A Color stands abroad
On Solitary Fields… 66 more words


Rescue the Dead

Finally, to forgo love is to kiss a leaf,
is to let rain fall nakedly upon your head,
is to respect fire,
is to study man’s eyes and his gestures… 98 more words


Would Gladly Take

I would gladly take the road less traveled
For I love to see where my path may lie.
Through the lines that I read;
From… 78 more words

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