A Dream Of Trees
Poetry isn't a profession, it's a way of life. It's an empty basket; you put your life into it and make something out of that.
Mary Oliver (b. 1935), U.S. poet. Georgia Review, p. 733 (Winter 1981).
16 May 10:10
25 Apr 02:57
RIP. She certainly is one of the most important English language poets of the late 20th, early 21st century.
10 Feb 07:16
... ... ... but once, years ago, in some kind of rapturous mistake, the deer did not run away but walked toward me and touched my hands- and I have been, ever since, separated from my old, comfortable life .... .... ....