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Devotions : the selected poems of Mary Oliver, Mary Oliver

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Devotions : the selected poems of Mary Oliver
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Devotions
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the selected poems of Mary Oliver
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Mary Oliver
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eng
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"Throughout her celebrated career, Mary Oliver has touched countless readers with her brilliantly crafted verse, expounding on her love for the physical world and the powerful bonds between all living things. Identified as "far and away, this country's best selling poet" by Dwight Garner, she now returns with a stunning and definitive collection of her writing from the last fifty years. Carefully curated, these 200 plus poems feature Oliver's work from her very first book of poetry, No Voyage and Other Poems, published in 1963 at the age of 28, through her most recent collection, Felicity, published in 2015"--
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1935-2019
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Oliver, Mary
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index present
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poetry
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  • Poetry
  • American poetry
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Devotions : the selected poems of Mary Oliver, Mary Oliver
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Copyright
Note
Includes index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I know someone
  • From new and selected poems: volume two
  • Hum
  • Lead
  • Oxygen
  • White heron rises over Blackwater
  • Honey Locust
  • Song for autumn
  • Fireflies
  • The poet with his face in his hands
  • Wild, wild
  • That little beast
  • North country
  • Terns
  • The pond
  • I have just said
  • The gift
  • From blue horses
  • After reading Lucretius, I go to the pond
  • I don't want to be demure or respectable
  • Stebbin's gulch
  • Franz Marc's blue horses
  • From Felicity
  • On meditating, sort of
  • Loneliness
  • Do stones feel?
  • Drifting
  • Blueberries
  • The vulture's wings
  • What gorgeous thing
  • From dog songs
  • The storm
  • Percy (one)
  • I wake close to morning
  • Little dog's rhapsody in the night
  • (Percy three)
  • Percy (nine)
  • Benjamin, who came from who knows where
  • The dog has run off again
  • Bazougey
  • Her grave
  • The poetry teacher
  • The first time Percy came back
  • From a thousand mornings
  • This morning
  • I go down to the shore
  • I happened to be standing
  • Three things to remember
  • Lines written in the days of growing darkness
  • An old story
  • The instant
  • Tides
  • The poet compares human nature to the ocean from which we came
  • Life story
  • Varanasi
  • The world I live in
  • From swan
  • I worried
  • I own a house
  • Don't hesitate
  • Swan
  • Passing the unworked field
  • How I go to the woods
  • On the beach
  • From evidence
  • Violets
  • Whistling swans
  • We shake with joy
  • It was early
  • With thanks to the field sparrow, whose voice is so delicate and humble
  • A lesson from James Wright
  • Almost a conversation
  • To begin with, the sweet grass
  • Evidence
  • Prayer
  • Mysteries, yes
  • At the river Clarion
  • Storage
  • From the Truro bear and other adventures
  • The other kingdoms
  • The gift
  • Coyote in the dark, coyotes remembered
  • From red bird
  • Night herons
  • Mornings at Blackwater
  • The orchard
  • Sometimes
  • invitation
  • For Tom Shaw S.S.J.E.
  • From this river, when I was a child, I used to drink
  • We should be well prepared
  • Meadowlark sings and I greet him in return
  • Of the empire
  • Red
  • Night and the river
  • Self-portrait
  • With the blackest of Inks
  • From thirst
  • When I am among the trees
  • (1945-2014)
  • When the roses speak, I pay attention
  • Six recognitions of the Lord
  • Gethsemane
  • The poet thinks about the donkey
  • Praying
  • Doesn't every poet write a poem about unrequited love?
  • On thy wondrous works I will meditate
  • (Psalm 145)
  • The chat
  • Thirst
  • Spring at Blackwater: I go through the lessons already learned
  • One or two things
  • Morning poem
  • Wild geese
  • Shadows
  • The journey
  • Poem
  • Two kinds of deliverance
  • Black snakes
  • 1945-1985: poem for the anniversary
  • The sunflowers
  • Mindful
  • From American primitive
  • August
  • The kitten
  • Moles
  • Clapp's pond
  • First snow
  • Ghosts
  • Skunk cabbage
  • The snakes
  • White night
  • Lingering in happiness
  • The fish
  • Humpbacks
  • A meeting
  • The roses
  • Blackberries
  • Tecumseh
  • In Blackwater woods
  • Daisies
  • Goldenrod, late fall
  • The old poets of China
  • Logos
  • Snow geese
  • At black river
  • Beans
  • From blue iris
  • The arrowhead
  • Where does the temple begin, where does it end?
  • From long life
  • Just as the calendar began to say summer
  • Can you imagine?
  • Softest of mornings
  • Carrying the snake to the garden
  • From owls and other fantasies
  • The dipper
  • Spring
  • Just lying on the grass at Blackwater
  • While I am writing a poem to celebrate summer, the meadowlark begins to sing
  • Catbird
  • Backyard
  • From what do we know?
  • Summer poem
  • The loon
  • Winter at Herring Cove
  • Mink
  • Blue iris
  • You are standing at the edge of the woods
  • Sea leaves
  • The roses
  • Stones
  • One hundred white-sided dolphins on a summer day
  • From the leaf and the cloud
  • Flare
  • From the book of time
  • From west wind
  • Have you tried to enter the long black branches
  • Seven white butterflies
  • At round pond
  • Morning at Blackwater
  • Black oaks
  • Am I not among the early risers
  • Fox
  • From the poem "West Wind"
  • From white pine
  • May
  • Yes! No!
  • In Pobiddy, Georgia
  • Porcupine
  • Wrens
  • How would you live then?
  • Mockingbirds
  • I found a dead fox
  • Morning glories
  • August
  • Toad
  • I looked up
  • The sea mouse
  • From new and selected poems: volume one
  • The sun
  • Goldenrod
  • How the grass and the flowers came to exist, a god-tale
  • When death comes
  • Whelks
  • Goldfinches
  • Poppies
  • Water snake
  • White flowers
  • Peonies
  • The egret
  • Rice
  • Rain
  • From why I wake early
  • Picking blueberries, Austerlitz, New York, 1957
  • October
  • From house of light
  • Some questions you might ask
  • The Buddha's last instruction
  • The summer day
  • Spring
  • Little owl who lives in the orchard
  • The kookaburras
  • Roses, late summer
  • Why I wake early
  • White owl flies into and out of the field
  • Singapore
  • The hermit crab
  • The kingfisher
  • The swan
  • Turtle
  • The loon on Oak-Head pond
  • Five A.M. in the pinewoods
  • Some herons
  • From dream work
  • Entering the kingdom
  • The night traveler
  • Beaver moon-the suicide of a friend
  • Last days
  • The black snake
  • The Truro bear
  • Mussels
  • Snow moon-black bear gives birth
  • Strawberry moon
  • Pink moon-the pond
  • From three rivers poetry journal and "three poems for James Wright"
  • Aunt leaf
  • Farm country
  • The lamps
  • From the river Styx, Ohio
  • Learning about the Indians
  • Going to Walden
  • Night flight
  • From no voyage and other poems
  • No voyage
  • Jack
  • At Blackwater Pond
  • Beyond the snow belt
  • The swimming lesson
  • On winter's margin
  • The return
  • Morning in a new land
  • The rabbit
  • Three poems for James Wright
  • From twelve moons
  • Sleeping in the forest
  • Snakes in winter
  • Music lessons
Control code
on1148214707
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xx, 455 pages
Isbn
9780399563263
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1148214707
Label
Devotions : the selected poems of Mary Oliver, Mary Oliver
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I know someone
  • From new and selected poems: volume two
  • Hum
  • Lead
  • Oxygen
  • White heron rises over Blackwater
  • Honey Locust
  • Song for autumn
  • Fireflies
  • The poet with his face in his hands
  • Wild, wild
  • That little beast
  • North country
  • Terns
  • The pond
  • I have just said
  • The gift
  • From blue horses
  • After reading Lucretius, I go to the pond
  • I don't want to be demure or respectable
  • Stebbin's gulch
  • Franz Marc's blue horses
  • From Felicity
  • On meditating, sort of
  • Loneliness
  • Do stones feel?
  • Drifting
  • Blueberries
  • The vulture's wings
  • What gorgeous thing
  • From dog songs
  • The storm
  • Percy (one)
  • I wake close to morning
  • Little dog's rhapsody in the night
  • (Percy three)
  • Percy (nine)
  • Benjamin, who came from who knows where
  • The dog has run off again
  • Bazougey
  • Her grave
  • The poetry teacher
  • The first time Percy came back
  • From a thousand mornings
  • This morning
  • I go down to the shore
  • I happened to be standing
  • Three things to remember
  • Lines written in the days of growing darkness
  • An old story
  • The instant
  • Tides
  • The poet compares human nature to the ocean from which we came
  • Life story
  • Varanasi
  • The world I live in
  • From swan
  • I worried
  • I own a house
  • Don't hesitate
  • Swan
  • Passing the unworked field
  • How I go to the woods
  • On the beach
  • From evidence
  • Violets
  • Whistling swans
  • We shake with joy
  • It was early
  • With thanks to the field sparrow, whose voice is so delicate and humble
  • A lesson from James Wright
  • Almost a conversation
  • To begin with, the sweet grass
  • Evidence
  • Prayer
  • Mysteries, yes
  • At the river Clarion
  • Storage
  • From the Truro bear and other adventures
  • The other kingdoms
  • The gift
  • Coyote in the dark, coyotes remembered
  • From red bird
  • Night herons
  • Mornings at Blackwater
  • The orchard
  • Sometimes
  • invitation
  • For Tom Shaw S.S.J.E.
  • From this river, when I was a child, I used to drink
  • We should be well prepared
  • Meadowlark sings and I greet him in return
  • Of the empire
  • Red
  • Night and the river
  • Self-portrait
  • With the blackest of Inks
  • From thirst
  • When I am among the trees
  • (1945-2014)
  • When the roses speak, I pay attention
  • Six recognitions of the Lord
  • Gethsemane
  • The poet thinks about the donkey
  • Praying
  • Doesn't every poet write a poem about unrequited love?
  • On thy wondrous works I will meditate
  • (Psalm 145)
  • The chat
  • Thirst
  • Spring at Blackwater: I go through the lessons already learned
  • One or two things
  • Morning poem
  • Wild geese
  • Shadows
  • The journey
  • Poem
  • Two kinds of deliverance
  • Black snakes
  • 1945-1985: poem for the anniversary
  • The sunflowers
  • Mindful
  • From American primitive
  • August
  • The kitten
  • Moles
  • Clapp's pond
  • First snow
  • Ghosts
  • Skunk cabbage
  • The snakes
  • White night
  • Lingering in happiness
  • The fish
  • Humpbacks
  • A meeting
  • The roses
  • Blackberries
  • Tecumseh
  • In Blackwater woods
  • Daisies
  • Goldenrod, late fall
  • The old poets of China
  • Logos
  • Snow geese
  • At black river
  • Beans
  • From blue iris
  • The arrowhead
  • Where does the temple begin, where does it end?
  • From long life
  • Just as the calendar began to say summer
  • Can you imagine?
  • Softest of mornings
  • Carrying the snake to the garden
  • From owls and other fantasies
  • The dipper
  • Spring
  • Just lying on the grass at Blackwater
  • While I am writing a poem to celebrate summer, the meadowlark begins to sing
  • Catbird
  • Backyard
  • From what do we know?
  • Summer poem
  • The loon
  • Winter at Herring Cove
  • Mink
  • Blue iris
  • You are standing at the edge of the woods
  • Sea leaves
  • The roses
  • Stones
  • One hundred white-sided dolphins on a summer day
  • From the leaf and the cloud
  • Flare
  • From the book of time
  • From west wind
  • Have you tried to enter the long black branches
  • Seven white butterflies
  • At round pond
  • Morning at Blackwater
  • Black oaks
  • Am I not among the early risers
  • Fox
  • From the poem "West Wind"
  • From white pine
  • May
  • Yes! No!
  • In Pobiddy, Georgia
  • Porcupine
  • Wrens
  • How would you live then?
  • Mockingbirds
  • I found a dead fox
  • Morning glories
  • August
  • Toad
  • I looked up
  • The sea mouse
  • From new and selected poems: volume one
  • The sun
  • Goldenrod
  • How the grass and the flowers came to exist, a god-tale
  • When death comes
  • Whelks
  • Goldfinches
  • Poppies
  • Water snake
  • White flowers
  • Peonies
  • The egret
  • Rice
  • Rain
  • From why I wake early
  • Picking blueberries, Austerlitz, New York, 1957
  • October
  • From house of light
  • Some questions you might ask
  • The Buddha's last instruction
  • The summer day
  • Spring
  • Little owl who lives in the orchard
  • The kookaburras
  • Roses, late summer
  • Why I wake early
  • White owl flies into and out of the field
  • Singapore
  • The hermit crab
  • The kingfisher
  • The swan
  • Turtle
  • The loon on Oak-Head pond
  • Five A.M. in the pinewoods
  • Some herons
  • From dream work
  • Entering the kingdom
  • The night traveler
  • Beaver moon-the suicide of a friend
  • Last days
  • The black snake
  • The Truro bear
  • Mussels
  • Snow moon-black bear gives birth
  • Strawberry moon
  • Pink moon-the pond
  • From three rivers poetry journal and "three poems for James Wright"
  • Aunt leaf
  • Farm country
  • The lamps
  • From the river Styx, Ohio
  • Learning about the Indians
  • Going to Walden
  • Night flight
  • From no voyage and other poems
  • No voyage
  • Jack
  • At Blackwater Pond
  • Beyond the snow belt
  • The swimming lesson
  • On winter's margin
  • The return
  • Morning in a new land
  • The rabbit
  • Three poems for James Wright
  • From twelve moons
  • Sleeping in the forest
  • Snakes in winter
  • Music lessons
Control code
on1148214707
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xx, 455 pages
Isbn
9780399563263
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1148214707

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