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Denise Levertov (1923 - 1997)
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Levertov began her long climb to the top in Ilford Essex, England on October twenty-fourth, 1923. She was educated at home by her mother. At age five, Levertov declared that she would be a writer. When she was twelve, Levertov sent off some of her poetry to T. S. Eliot. He sent her back some wonderful advice and encouraged her to keep writing. At age seventeen, Levertov published her first poem in Poetry Monthly. During WWII, Levertov served as a civilian nurse in London. After the war, she marr..
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