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Denise Levertov

Age: 74
poet, political activist

While teaching and editing The Nation and Mother Jones, Levertov wrote more than 30 books of poetry and prose. The subjects of her books, which include The Double Image and The Freeing of the Dust, often mirrored her liberal political and social views.

Born: 1923?
Died: Dec. 20, 1997

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