From A Poet Who Teaches Us The Beauty And Magic Of The Natural World Comes A Reminder That This World Includes The Creatures, With Their Thick Fur, Their Shy And Wordless Gaze Their Infallible Sense Of What Their Lives Are Meant To Be In The Truro Bear And Other Adventures, Mary Oliver Brings Together Ten New Poems, Thirty Five Of Her Classic Poems, And Two Essays, All About Mammals, Insects, And Reptiles The Award Winning Poet Considers Beasts Of All Kinds Bears, Snakes, Spiders, Porcupines, Humpback Whales, Hermit Crabs, And, Of Course, Her Beloved And Disobedient Little Dog, Percy, Who Appears And Even Speaks In Thirteen Poems, The Closing Section Of This Volume.As Ren E Loth Has Observed In The Boston Globe, Mary Oliver, Who Won The Pulitzer Prize In Poetry In 1983, Is My Choice For Her Joyous, Accessible, Intimate Observations Of The Natural World She Teaches Us The Profound Act Of Paying Attention.
See this thread for information. In a region that has produced most of the nation s poet laureates, it is risky to single out one fragile 71 year old bard of Provincetown But Mary Oliver, who won the Pulitzer Prize in poetry in 1983, is my choice for her joyous, accessible, intimate observations of the natural world Her Wild Geese has become so popular it now graces posters in dorm rooms across the land But don t hold that against her Read almost anything in New and Selected Poems She teaches us the profound act of paying attention a living wonder that makes it possible to appreciate all the others Ren e Loth, Boston Globe, September 2, 2007
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- The Truro Bear and Other Adventures: Poems and Essays
- Mary Oliver
- 22 February 2017 Mary Oliver