Tag Archives: Denise Levertov

Words that Fly Through Our Minds in the Dark! Capture Them! A Poem by Denise Levertov

Writing in the Dark It’s not difficult. Anyway, it’s necessary. Wait till morning, and you’ll forget. And who knows if morning will come. Fumble for the light, And you’ll be Stark awake, but the vision Will be fading, slipping Out of reach. You must have paper at hand, A felt-tip pen, ballpoints don’t always flow, […]

Grief-struck Remedies – Poems on Sorrow and Grief

A merganser is clucking in front of me in a little bay near our cabin on Cortes Island, B.C. I call it clucking but it sounds also like little honks. So much my ear and mouth cannot translate. Oh! This untranslatable world. Even a wing. A prayer. These mysteries that take flight- impossible the realities […]

Joined by an Award and Much More! – Luci Shaw, Denise Levertov and Reflections on Faith and Spirit in Poetry

Overhead The sun is a slow gong in a brass bowl, the moon also rings her bell against the indigo steel of the night sky. By painting, Emily Carr decoded heaven as a coastline vast bays of ripped blue and Vincent drew his circles tighter than the tattered orbits of his own life. Art like […]