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New and Selected Poems, Vol. 2 - Mary Oliver
New and Selected Poems, Vol. 2
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Mary Oliver has been writing poetry for nearly five decades, and in that time she has become America's foremost poetic voice on our experience of the physical world. This collection presents forty-two new poems-an entire volume in itself-along with works chosen by Oliver from six of the books she... show more
Mary Oliver has been writing poetry for nearly five decades, and in that time she has become America's foremost poetic voice on our experience of the physical world. This collection presents forty-two new poems-an entire volume in itself-along with works chosen by Oliver from six of the books she has published since New and Selected Poems, Volume One.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780807068878 (080706887X)
Publisher: Beacon Press
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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Melody Murray's Books
Melody Murray's Books rated it
3.0 New and Selected Poems, Vol. 2
I liked these poems but didn't fall head over heels. Oliver is a bit too religious for my tastes, though her natural world is one I recognize and feel at home in. Her eye is keen, her voice assured. A couple of her verses will stay with me.
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it
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Yesterday I gorged on my first feast of Mary Oliver's work, racing through three of her short books all in a day. I've started this one with determination to go a bit more slowly, but as I page through what is here, all I can think is oh, oh, oh, oh, oh! More, more, more, more, more!June 20I've fin...
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it
Every poem in here is perfection, but my favorites are , of course, "Morning Poem" and "Wild Geese." Here's "Wild Geese":"You do not have to be good.You do not have to walk on your kneesfor a hundred miles through the desert, repenting.You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it...
What I Happen to Be Reading At the Moment
What I Happen to Be Reading At the Moment rated it
4.0 New and Selected Poems, Vol. 2
Mary Oliver still delivers even if her anthologizer tends towards the more nature-y of her poems.
Book Love
Book Love rated it
Mary Oliver is an outstanding poet (Pulitzer Prize winner, National Book Award winner) who brings such joy and inspiration to her poetry. Her poems touch your heart and give for deep, reflective thoughts and contemplation. Anyone who is a nature lover can relate to her poems and will find them very...
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