Oblique Prayers: Poetry

Oblique Prayers: Poetry

Denise Levertov


Over the years, Denise Levertov's poetry has moved ever extra deeply into the area of meditation, whereas but conversing with the typical voice of "the poet within the world."

Oblique Prayers is prepared in 4 thematic sections that, taken jointly, paintings towards a mature philosophy in equivalent concord with public activism and personal mirrored image. a private temper hyperlinks the poems of “Decipherings.” In “Prisoners," the poet addresses the continued horrors of our darkish time: genocide, imperialism, coming near near nuclear holocaust––human degradation in brutal political guise. Levertov is an entire translator. With "Fourteen Poems by means of Jean Joubert," she introduces English-speaking readers to a latest French poet whose paintings is remarkably reminiscent of her personal. "Of God and of the Gods," the ultimate element of the e-book, is educated by means of a transcendent lyricism which can equate in a breath "a day of spring, a needle's eye."

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