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Quotation by Denise Levertov
In the dense light of wakened flesh
animal man is a prince. As from alabaster
a lucency animates him from heel to forehead.
Then his shadows are deep and not gray.
Denise Levertov (b. 1923), Anglo–U.S. poet. ". . . Else a great Prince in prison lies."
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