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Devotions : the selected poems of Mary Oliver

Title
Devotions : the selected poems of Mary Oliver / Mary Oliver.
Author
Oliver, Mary, 1935-2019
Publication
New York : Penguin Press, 2017.
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Uniform Title
Poems. Selections
Alternative Title
Poems.
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Genre/Form
  • Poetry.
  • Electronic books.
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  • Electronic reproduction.
Contents
From Felicity 2015 -- I wake close to morning -- This morning -- The world I live in -- Whistling swans -- Storage -- For Tom Shaw S.S.J.E. (1945-2014) -- I know someone -- That little beast -- The pond -- I have just said -- The gift -- From blue horses 2014 -- 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 -- On meditating, sort of -- Loneliness -- Do stones feel? -- Drifting -- Blueberries -- The vulture's wings -- What gorgeous thing -- From Dog songs 2013 -- The storm -- Percy (one) -- 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 2012 -- 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 -- From swan 2010 -- I worried -- I own a house -- Don't hestitate -- Swan -- Passing the unworked field -- How I go to the woods -- On the beach -- From evidence 2009 -- Violets -- 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 -- From the truro bear and other adventures 2008 -- The other kingdoms -- The gift -- Coyote in the dark, coyotes remembered -- From red bird 2008 -- Night herons -- Mornings at blackwater -- The orchard -- Sometimes -- Invitation -- 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 2006 -- When I am among the trees -- 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 -- From new and selected poems: volume two 2005 -- Hum -- lead -- Oxygen -- White heron rises over blackwater -- Honey locust -- Song for Autumn -- Fireflies -- The poet with his face in his hands -- Wild, wild -- North country -- Terns -- From blue iris 2004 -- Just lying on the grass at blackwater -- Sea leaves -- Morning at blackwater -- How would you live then? -- How the grass and the flowers came to exist, A God-tale -- From why I wake early 2004 -- Why I wake early -- Spring at blackwater: I go through the lessons already learned -- Mindful -- Lingering in happiness -- Daisies -- Goldenrod, late fall -- The old poets of China -- Logos -- Snow geese -- At Black river -- Beans -- The arrowhead -- Where does the temple begin, where does it end? -- From long life 2004 -- 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 2003 -- The dipper -- Spring -- While I am writing a poem to celebrate summer, the meadowlark begins to sing -- Catbird -- Backyard -- From what do we know? 2002 -- Summer poem -- The loon -- Winter at Herring Cove -- Mink -- Blue Iris -- You are standing at the edge of the woods -- The roses -- Stones -- One hundred white-sided dolphins on a summer day -- From the leaf and the cloud 2000 -- Flare -- From the book of time -- From west wind 1997 -- Have you ever tried to enter the long black branches -- Seven white butterflies -- At Round Pond -- Black oaks -- Am I not among the early risers -- Fox -- From the poem "West Wind" -- From white pine 1994 -- May -- Yes! No! -- In
ISBN
9780399563256
LCCN
2017027796
OCLC
989811062
Author
Oliver, Mary, 1935-2019, author.
Title
Devotions : the selected poems of Mary Oliver / Mary Oliver.
Publisher
New York : Penguin Press, 2017.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
computer
Type of Carrier
online resource
Summary
"Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver presents a personal selection of her best work in this definitive collection spanning more than five decades of her esteemed literary career. 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. This timeless volume, arranged by Oliver herself, showcases the beloved poet at her edifying best. Within these pages, she provides us with an extraordinary and invaluable collection of her passionate, perceptive, and much-treasured observations of the natural world"-- Provided by publisher
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Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin Books, 2017. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 671 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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Print version: Oliver, Mary, 1935- Devotions. New York : Penguin Press, 2017 9780399563249 (DLC) 2017025254
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