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Analysis and comments on On the Mystery of the Incarnation by Denise Levertov

Comment 1 of 1, added on December 17th, 2005 at 2:25 PM.

This poem makes an interesting theological point about to whom the Word is
sent. The Word proceeds from innocence and the gratuitious heart of God,
but is intended for the hybrid human/image of god that seems lost in a
self-centered delusion that is fueled by fear or unworthiness and loss of

Denise's poem speaks to our unevolved state and keeps the mystery of how
the Word will transform those to whom it is spoken.

It is a gem in my Christmas/Holy Days, Bob

Bob Cornner from United States

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Poet: Denise Levertov
Poem: On the Mystery of the Incarnation
Added: Mar 17 2005
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Poem of the Day: Feb 24 2012

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