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By Lowell A. Levant

Lowell A. Levant had the dual vocations of poet and truck motive force. He rose to prominence in Berkeley within the ‘60’s as a member of the Artists, Musicians, Poets, and Sympathizers neighborhood of the I.W.W., whose paintings was once amassed in Poems learn within the Spirit of Peace and Gladness. Readers will observe 4 major traits of his poems. First, as saw by way of his mentor, Pulitzer Prize profitable poet Gary Snyder, there's “… the advanced intensity of his writing approximately paintings, equipment, vehicles, apparatus, fix, maintenance—-all in a deceptively a bit befuddled voice that mask the impressive competence of what’s being really done.” moment, there's attunement with nature, attribute of “Deep Ecology” poetry. 3rd, there's track, which he additionally created while he performed a Jew’s harp, sang, or strummed his guitar. eventually, Lowell’s poetry frequently took the shape of the unfiltered, unfettered, free-associative declarations of the Beat Poets of his time, fairly these of Allen Ginsberg, whom Lowell admired.

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