Treasure Island

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

Seeing For A Moment

I thought I was growing wings—
it was a cocoon.

I thought, now is the time to step
into the fire—
it was deep water.

Eschatology is a word I learned
as a child: the study of Last Things;

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