Tag Archives: Mary Oliver

Stability Vs Mobility

“Listen, O lord of the meeting rivers, things standing shall fall, but the moving ever shall stay.” Basavanna “What makes you stuck?” Dick Cavett asks. “Well, everywhere I went, led me where I didn’t want to be,” Paul Simon says. … Continue reading

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Chiaroscuro Visions

The Uses of Sorrow  (In my sleep I dreamed this poem) Someone I loved once gave mea box full of darkness. It took me years to understandthat this, too, was a gift. Mary Oliver

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Legacy

of the Empire  by Mary Oliver from Devotions   “We will be known as a culture that feared death and adored power, that tried to vanquish insecurity for the few and cared little for the penury of the many. We … Continue reading

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Autumn poems #5

  Mary Oliver from New and Selected Poems

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Autumn Poems #4

October                      1   There’s this shape, black as the entrance to a cave. A longing well up in its throat like a blossom as it breathes slowly.   What does … Continue reading

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