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Denise Levertov - Adam's Complaint

Some people,
no matter what you give them,
still want the moon.
 
The bread,
the salt,
white meat and dark,
still hungry.
 
The marriage bed
and the cradle,
still empty arms.
 
You give them land,
their own earth under their feet,
still they take to the roads.
 
And water: dig them the deepest well,
still it's not deep enough
to drink the moon from.

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Poet: Denise Levertov
Poem: Adam's Complaint
Poem of the Day: Jun 5 2011

Comment 83 of 83, added on January 1st, 2016 at 2:51 AM.
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Comment 82 of 83, added on November 28th, 2015 at 5:55 AM.
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oQ1kre It as hard to find educated people in this particular subject, however, you seem like you know what you are talking about! Thanks

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Comment 81 of 83, added on November 27th, 2015 at 9:45 PM.
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83IbbK Pretty! This has been an extremely wonderful post. Thanks for providing these details.

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