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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 accumulated in Poems learn within the Spirit of Peace and Gladness. Readers will detect 4 major characteristics of his poems. First, as saw by means of his mentor, Pulitzer Prize profitable poet Gary Snyder, there's “… the complicated intensity of his writing approximately paintings, equipment, vehicles, gear, fix, maintenance—-all in a deceptively a little befuddled voice that mask the magnificent competence of what’s being really done.” moment, there's attunement with nature, attribute of “Deep Ecology” poetry. 3rd, there's song, which he additionally created whilst he performed a Jew’s harp, sang, or strummed his guitar. ultimately, Lowell’s poetry frequently took the shape of the unfiltered, unfettered, free-associative declarations of the Beat Poets of his time, relatively these of Allen Ginsberg, whom Lowell admired.

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