The Collected Poems of Denise Levertov

"As you read / the sea is turning its dark pages."  The vivid verse of Levertov (writer, activist, and protege of T.S. Eliot) is collected in this omnibus volume, where passion and surreal wit are found in every turn of phrase.

April 18: "[W]ould it be too bold to imagine that all warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament…?"

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