Denise Levertov

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

Grey Sparrow Addresses The Mind's Ear - Poem by Denise Levertov

In the Japanese tongue of the mind's eye one two syllable word tells of the fringe of rain clinging to the eaves and of the grey-green fronds of wild parsley.


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  • Susan Williams (12/22/2015 2:53:00 PM)


    Feel like I just wrapped myself in a dawn, sipped honey, and felt the warmth of a human soul touching mine. Stunning. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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