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Writing with Others

Allowing oneself to engage in the reading and writing of poetry with other like-minded individuals is a most rewarding experience. Last night I facilitated the first in a three part workshop series called “A Beautiful Catastrophe.” The title is a play on a poetic line by Frank O’Hara, and it was his work we focused on last night. 326 more words

"Being With Poets"


Johan Tahon Manresa (Holes), 2014-15 , 30 x 43 x 70 cm Glazed ceramic

A Cloak
by Denise Levertov

‘For there’s more enterprise… 79 more words


POETRY: Ascension, by Denise Levertov

Stretching Himself as if again,
through downpress of dust
upward, soil giving way
to thread of white, that reaches
for daylight, to open as green… 76 more words


Good questions evoke that which is deepest and truest in us

A Gift
by Denise Levertov

Just when you seem to yourself
nothing but a flimsy web
of questions, you are given
the questions of others to hold…

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in california: morning, evening, late january :: denise levertov

Pale, then enkindled,
summits of palm and pine,

the dew
scripture of

Soon the roar
of mowers
cropping the already short… 176 more words


Celebrating Denise Levertov in Seattle

Breathing the Water is a Seattle celebration of the work and life of poet Denise Levertov. Events include films, readings, recitals and other gatherings. (Click on dates for additional information.) 297 more words