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Denise Levertov - The Secret

Two girls discover
the secret of life
in a sudden line of
poetry.

I who don't know the
secret wrote
the line. They
told me

(through a third person)
they had found it
but not what it was
not even

what line it was. No doubt
by now, more than a week
later, they have forgotten
the secret,

the line, the name of
the poem. I love them
for finding what
I can't find,

and for loving me
for the line I wrote,
and for forgetting it
so that

a thousand times, till death
finds them, they may
discover it again, in other
lines

in other
happenings. And for
wanting to know it,
for

assuming there is
such a secret, yes,
for that
most of all.

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The Secret - Comments and Information

Poet: Denise Levertov
Poem: The Secret
Year: Published/Written in 1964

Comment 21 of 21, added on April 6th, 2016 at 7:32 AM.
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5l4040 Peculiar article, totally what I wanted to find.

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Comment 20 of 21, added on March 30th, 2016 at 3:02 PM.
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g4aLhU Is it just me or does it look like some of the remarks appear

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Comment 19 of 21, added on February 29th, 2016 at 6:23 PM.
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8bkJcb I understand this is off subject nevertheless I just wanted to

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