After a search for writings on the topic of peace and finding nearly all to be war poems (does peace need the duality of war to exist?), this one stood out among them all and raised its beautiful hand. This poem will be read at each of my gatherings. If you click on the title, you can enjoy more of Denise Levertov’s poems over at Poetry Foundation. A bit of research later, I discovered this poet’s grave is in the same cemetery as my grandparents, a few yards away. I will be making a pilgrimage soon to honor them all.
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