POETRY: Of Being by Denise Levertov

On Being by Denise Levertov

I know this happiness
is provisional:

the looming presences—
great suffering, great fear—

withdraw only
into peripheral vision:

but ineluctable this shimmering
of wind in the blue leaves:

this flood of stillness
widening the lake of sky:

this need to dance,
this need to kneel:
this mystery:

1 Comment on POETRY: Of Being by Denise Levertov

  1. Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented:
    WONDERFULLY DONE!

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