Tag Archives: Mary Oliver

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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Tarot #19: Worry, the fear of change and loss

It is so easy to let the little day to day worries pile up in your thoughts, nagging paranoid thoughts about work or the future that drape over your spirit like heavy curtains blocking the sun. It is time to … Continue reading

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A Variety Perspectives on Living Creatively

A genius is the one who is most like himself – Thelonius Monk   Consider everything an experiment – Sister Corita Kent   “Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” – Voltaire (1694-1778)   Sometimes the desire to be … Continue reading

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