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To the Reader

As you read, a white bear leisurely
Pees, dyeing the snow
Saffron,

And as you read, many gods
Lie among lianas: eyes of obsidian
Are watching the generations of leaves,

And as you read
The sea is turning its dark pages,
Turning
Its dark pages.


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Poem To the Reader - Denise Levertov