Denise Levertov On Writing

815907a6-18cf-497e-b554-b583d1fd42f7Denise Levertov (October 24, 1923 – December 20, 1997)

Strength of feeling, reverence for mystery, and clarity of intellect must be kept in balance with one another. Neither the passive nor the active must dominate, they must work in conjunction, as in a marriage.