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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997.
Life in the forest.
New York : New Directions, 1978
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|ISBN:||0811206920 9780811206921 0811206939 9780811206938|
|Notes:||"One hundred and fifty copies of this edition ... were [bound, numbered, and] signed by the author"--P. . Also issued in an unlimited paperback issue.|
|Description:||viii, 135,  p. ; 21 cm.|
|Contents:||Homage to Pavese. Human being; Writing to Aaron; The cabdriver's smile; Nightingale Road; Chekhov on the west Heath; A woman meets an old lover; A woman alone; A young man travelling; Fellow passengers; A mystery (Oaxaca, Mexico); The 90th year; A daughter (I); A daughter (II); Death in Mexico Continuum. A visit; Death psalm: o lord of mysteries; A soul-cake; Talking to grief; Earliest spring; Emblem (I); Emblem (II); Kindness; Split second; Scornful reprieve; Alongside; Run aground; Intimation; Autumnal; The long way round; On the 32nd anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki; For Chile, 1977; Greeting to the Vietnamese delegates to the U.N.; Continuum --
Modulations for solo voice. From afar; Silk; The phonecall; Psyche in Somerville; A woman pacing her room, rereading a letter, returning again and again to her mirror; Dream: Château de Galais; Like loving Chekhov; Fantasiestück; Modulations; 'Elle est débrouillarde'; From afar (II); Epilogue Admiring a waterfall. The blue rim of memory; For the blind; The emissary; A look at the night (temple, early '60's); Wedding-ring; A son; What my house would be like if it were a person; Artist to intellectual (poet to explainer); The poet Li Po admiring a waterfall; Postcard; Hidden monsters at the Mt. Auburn Cemetery. A found poem; Blake's baptismal font; For X...; Love poem; Chant: sunset, Somerville, late fall '75 --
Life in the forest. Movement; Slowly; Life in the forest; Letter; A wanderer; A pilgrim dreaming; Metamorphic journal; Magic.