Life around Us: Selected Poems on Nature

Life around Us: Selected Poems on Nature

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ISBN-13: 9780811213523
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 05/01/1997
Pages: 76
Product dimensions: 4.80(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Denise Levertov (1923-1997) was a British born American poet. She wrote and published 20 books of poetry, criticism, translations. She also edited several anthologies. Among her many awards and honors, she received the Shelley Memorial Award, the Robert Frost Medal, the Lenore Marshall Prize, the Lannan Award, a grant from the National Institute of Arts and Letters, and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Table of Contents

Foreword by the Author

For Instance
The Willows of Massachusetts
The Catas Cat
Revivals
April in Ohio
Ceremonies
Those Who Want Out
The Stricken Children
Tragic Error
Engraved
Sound of the Axe
The Vron Woods (North Wales)
Web
The Braiding
At One
Urgent Whisper
Protesting at the Nuclear Test Site
What It Could Be
It Should Be Visible
Chant: Sunset, Somerville, Late Fall '75
Heights, Depths, Silence, Unceasing Sound of the Surf
From the Trains, Eastward
The Cabbage Field
Concurrence
Brother Ivy
Praise of a Palmtree
Come into Animal Presence
The Life of Others
The Life Around Us
"Silent Spring"
In California: Morning, Evening, Late January
Flying High
Mappemonde
The Reminder
In the Woods
Indian Summer
Creature to Creature
A Reward
The Almost-Island
What One Receives from Living Close to a Lake
Salvation
Living
Settling
Elusive
Morning Mist
Effacement
Presence
The 6:30 Bus, Late May
Midsummer Eve
The Mountain Assailed
Pentimento
Mirage
Looking Through
Whisper
Open Secret
Witness
Against Intrusion
Forest Altar, September
A South Wind
Sojourns in the Parallel World
Notes

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Life around Us: Selected Poems on Nature 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
keely_chace on LibraryThing 27 days ago
A great sampling of Levertov's technical virtuosity and wonderful accessibility. Her poetry always grabs me.