Annunciation – A Poem by Denise Levertov


‘Hail, space for the uncontained God’

We know the scene: the room, variously furnished,

almost always a lectern, a book; always

the tall lily.

Arrived on solemn grandeur of great wings,

the angelic ambassador, standing or hovering,

whom she acknowledges, a guest.

But we are told of meek obedience. No one mentions


Source: wordpress

Continue reading

Similar Posts