The Avowal Poem Rhyme Scheme and Analysis

Rhyme Scheme: ABCACDEFGF

As swimmers dareA
to lie face to the skyB
and water bears themC
as hawks rest upon airA
and air sustains themC
so would I learn to attainD
freefall and floatE
into Creator Spirit s deep embraceF
knowing no effort earnsG
that all surrounding graceF

Denise Levertov


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Amy Bostelman : Levertov captured one of my most spiritual meditations I refer to often. I float in a lake looking at the sky, watching hawks fly. Wow. I’m amazed.

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