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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

The Elves

Elves are no smaller
than men, and walk
as men do, in this world,
but with more grace than most,
and are not immortal.

Their beauty sets them aside
from other men and from women
unless a woman has that cold fire in her

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