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Denise Levertov

(24 October 1923 – 20 December 1997 / Ilford, Essex)

Poems of Denise Levertov

1. A Map Of The Western Part Of The County Of Essex In England 4/8/2010
2. A Time Past 4/8/2010
3. A Tree Telling of Orpheus 1/3/2003
4. Adam's Complaint 1/3/2003
5. An Embroidery 1/3/2003
6. An excerpt from "Mass for the Day of St. Thomas Didymus" 1/20/2003
7. Aware 1/3/2003
8. Bearing the Light 1/3/2003
9. Caedmon 4/8/2010
10. Celebration 1/3/2003
11. Clouds 4/8/2010
12. Contraband 1/3/2003
13. Ein Baum Erzählt von Orpheus 4/8/2010
14. Eros 4/8/2010
15. Everything That Acts Is Actual 1/3/2003
16. February Evening In New York 4/8/2010
17. From the Roof 1/3/2003
18. Goodbye To Tolerance 4/8/2010
19. Grey Sparrow Addresses the Mind's Ear 1/3/2003
20. Hymn To Eros 1/3/2003

Making Peace

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
the absence of war."

But peace, like a poem,
is not there ahead of itself,
can't be imagined before it is made,

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