Product Code: 6540
ISBN: 9780143127819
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Published Date: 10/11/2016
Availability:In stock
Price: $16.00

In this stunning collection of new poems, Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has defined her life's work, describing with wonder both the everyday and the unaffected beauty of nature.

Herons, sparrows, owls, and kingfishers flit across the page in meditations on love, artistry, and impermanence. Whether considering a bird's nest, the seeming patience of oak trees, or the artworks of Franz Marc, Oliver reminds us of the transformative power of attention and how much can be contained within the smallest moments.

At its heart, Blue Horses asks what it means to truly belong to this world, to live in it attuned to all its changes. Humorous, gentle, and always honest, Oliver is a visionary of the natural world.

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After Reading Lucretius, I Go To The Pond
What I Can Do
First Yoga Lesson
I Don’t Want To Be Demure Or Respectable
Stebbin’s Gulch
No Matter What
What We Want
If I Wanted A Boat
Good Morning
The Wasp
Blue berries
Little Lord Love
Little Crazy Love Song
I Woke
The Mangroves
The Hummingbirds
Such Silence
Watering The Stones
Franz Marc’s Blue Horses
The Vulture’s Wings
On Meditating, Sort Of
To Be Human Is To Sing Your Own Songs
Forgive Me
I’m Feeling Fabulous, Possibly Too Much So. But I Love It
On Not Mowing The Lawn
The Fourth Sign Of The Zodiac
To Shiva
Owl Poem
A Little Ado About This And That
Do Stones Feel?
I’m Not The River
The Oak Tree Loves Patience
The Country Of The Trees
What Gorgeous Thing

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