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Sojourns in the Parallel World: America Ferrera Reads Denise Levertov’s Ode to Our Ambivalent Relationship with Nature
Sojourns in the Parallel World: America Ferrera Reads Denise Levertov’s Ode to Our Ambivalent Relationship with Nature

“We call it ‘Nature’; only reluctantly admitting ourselves to be ‘Nature’ too.”

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The Midwifery of Creativity: Denise Levertov on How Great Works of Art Are Born
The Midwifery of Creativity: Denise Levertov on How Great Works of Art Are Born

“Showing anyone anything really amounts to removing the last thin film that prevents their seeing what they are looking at.”

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Denise Levertov Reads “The Secret”
Denise Levertov Reads “The Secret”

“Two girls discover the secret of life on a sudden line of poetry.”

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Denise Levertov on Making Art Amid Chaos and the Artist’s Task to Awaken Society’s Sleepers
Denise Levertov on Making Art Amid Chaos and the Artist’s Task to Awaken Society’s Sleepers

“I long for poems of an inner harmony in utter contrast to the chaos in which they exist. Insofar as poetry has a social function it is to awaken sleepers by other means than shock.”

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Six Rare Recordings of Denise Levertov Reading Her Poetry, Illustrated by Artist Ohara Hale
Six Rare Recordings of Denise Levertov Reading Her Poetry, Illustrated by Artist Ohara Hale

“Love is a landscape the long mountains / define but don’t / shut off from the / unseeable distance.”

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