Tag: mary oliver

Mary Oliver’s Song for Autumn

In the deep fall don’t you imagine the leaves think how comfortable it will be to touch the earth instead of the nothingness of air and the endless freshets of wind? And don’t you think the trees themselves, especially those with mossy, warm caves,…

wild geese

It has become a tradition for me to read the poem Wild Geese by Mary Oliver on the first morning I hear the geese migrating south.  After listening to her interview with Krista Tippett (On Being), I can only hear the poet reading the…

a mary oliver morning

Last night I started the purging that I’m referencing as “preparing for my tiny house.”  While that dream-reality is another blog post, just know that this is not a quick task. I’m at a point in my life where I don’t cling to things–those…