Tuesday, February 21, 2012

News at Eleven: This is a view that would be shared

by the women who walk through Denise Levertov's February Evening in New York. It is winter and the evening is closing in quickly, but the anonymous stranger's declaration of love for life infects the poet's words with optimism and possibility.

Levertov's poem has something of the quality of a journal entry, but Ted Hughes' February 17th is unashamedly just that.

from The Guardian: Poster poems: February


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