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American poet Mary Oliver (b. 1935), winner of the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize | Wild Geese | You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Meanwhile the world goes on. Meanwhile the sun and the clear pebbles of the rain are moving across the landscapes, over the prairies and the deep…

Mary Oliver - American poet who has won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize.

Great thoughts on deciding to live intentionally, bravely, and wildly - "I don't want to end up simply having visited this world." ~ Mary Oliver

Great thoughts on deciding to live intentionally, bravely, and wildly - ~ Mary Oliver

“This is the first, wildest, and wisest thing I know, that the soul exists and that it is built entirely out of attentiveness.” —Mary Oliver, an astonishing poet and frequent contributor to Parabola.

Someone in my poetry group turned me onto Mary Oliver a few years ago. She is an amazing poet.

You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves.  Mary Oliver reading Wild Geese - YouTube

Video of Mary Oliver reading her poem “Wild Geese.” (link goes to Andrew Sullivan community on "Reading Your Way Through Life.

"The comforts of language are true and deep." ~Mary Oliver, from Evidence: Poems ..*

∮ The comforts of language are true and deep. ~Mary Oliver, from Evidence: Poems…

Face-Off With A Deadly Predator Please check out: http://TheThrillSociety.com It’s wicked Thrilling!!

Face-Off With A Deadly Predator

“I like to give the mornings to those first good thoughts.” -Mary Oliver #video

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” ― Mary Oliver, New and Selected Poems Plus hundreds of other wonderful quotes from this remarkable poet.

One of the best quotes on writing I've come across. Doesn't hurt that they come from a Master at her craft either

Order to the Chaos of Life: Isabel Allende on Writing

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