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Denise Levertov

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

Bearing the Light


Rain-diamonds, this winter morning, embellish the tangle of unpruned pear-tree twigs; each solitaire, placed, it appearrs, with considered judgement, bears the light beneath the rifted clouds -- the indivisible shared out in endless abundance.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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