Settling - Settling byDeniseLevertov...

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Settling   by Denise Levertov  I was welcomed here—clear gold of late summer, of opening autumn,  the dawn eagle sunning himself on the highest tree,  the mountain revealing herself unclouded, her snow  tinted apricot as she looked west,  Tolerant, in her steadfastness, of the restless sun  forever rising and setting.  Now I am given  a taste of the grey foretold by all and sundry,  a grey both heavy and chill. I've boasted I would not care,  I'm London-born. And I won't. I'll dig in,  into my days, having come here to live, not to visit.  Grey is the price  of neighboring with eagles, of knowing  a mountain's vast presence, seen or unseen. 
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I don’t prefer to read poems as other teens do. However,  I like this poem so much because I can imagine the scene  easily, and it gives me an unusual pleasure.  This poem gives a brief description of a mountain and 
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This note was uploaded on 03/03/2010 for the course SOCI 123 taught by Professor Saiz during the Fall '10 term at Acton School of Business.

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