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        Belle Isle, 1949, by Philip Levine

        In this video segment from Poetry Breaks, poet Philip Levine reads his poem, "Belle Isle, 1949," about a late night meeting and swim that takes place between two strangers. The poem explores themes of connection, boundaries, and where we come from.

        Read "Belle Isle, 1949" at the Poetry Foundation.

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