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Oct 11, 2016
| ISBN 9780143127819
Oct 14, 2014
| ISBN 9781594204791
Oct 14, 2014
| ISBN 9780698170049
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Oct 11, 2016 | ISBN 9780143127819
Oct 14, 2014 | ISBN 9781594204791
Oct 14, 2014 | ISBN 9780698170049
In this stunning collection of new poems, Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has defined her life’s work, describing with wonder both the everyday and the unaffected beauty of nature.
Herons, sparrows, owls, and kingfishers flit across the page in meditations on love, artistry, and impermanence. Whether considering a bird’s nest, the seeming patience of oak trees, or the artworks of Franz Marc, Oliver reminds us of the transformative power of attention and how much can be contained within the smallest moments.
At its heart, Blue Horses asks what it means to truly belong to this world, to live in it attuned to all its changes. Humorous, gentle, and always honest, Oliver is a visionary of the natural world.
Born in a small town in Ohio, Mary Oliver published her first book of poetry in 1963 at the age of 28. Over the course of her long career, she received numerous awards. Her fourth book, American Primitive, won the Pulitzer Prize for… More about Mary Oliver
“A lyric collection to be treasured.”—The New York Journal of Books
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