MO Mary Oliver

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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).

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RIP. She certainly is one of the most important English language poets of the late 20th, early 21st century.
... ... ... 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 .... .... ....
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