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Quotation by Denise Levertov
The host, the housekeeper, it is
who fails you. He had forgotten
to make room for you at the hearth
or set a place for you at the table
or leave the doors unlocked for you.
Denise Levertov (b. 1923), Anglo–U.S. poet. "To the Muse."
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