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The Sharks by Denise Levertov

Well, then, the last day the sharks appeared.
Dark fins appear, innocent
as if in fair warning. The sea becomes
sinister, are they everywhere?
I tell you, they break six feet of water. 75 more words


reading memoirs

reading memoirs
and then the view
outside today

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I recently read A Good Home: A Memoir, by Cynthia Reyes.  There is a… 117 more words


Losing Track, by Denise Levertov

Long after you have swung back
away from me
I think you are still with me:

you come in close to the shore
on the tide… 68 more words


There are only so many clothes...

Reflecting on life and love; I opened my mind and concluded that the world in which we all live in is a continuous act of revolving time where every minute and second is a different one, and within that everything only happens once and each individual has different thoughts and actions that take them through their singluar, time-spanned life cycle. 223 more words


"Talking to Grief" by Denise Levertov

Ah, grief, I should not treat you
like a homeless dog
who comes to the back door
for a crust, for a meatless bone.
I should trust you. 90 more words


The Poetry and Poetic Life of Denise Levertov

Welcome to the website for the 2015 conference “this need to dance / this need to kneel” The Poetry and Poetic Life of Denise Levertov… 163 more words

Denise Levertov

Naughty or nice (or all of the above)

In Mind

There’s in my mind a woman

of innocence, unadorned but

fair-featured and smelling of

apples or grass. She wears

a utopian smock or shift, her hair… 962 more words