New and Selected Poems, Volume One

New and Selected Poems, Volume One Author Mary Oliver
ISBN-10 0807068772
ISBN-13 9780807068779
Year 2004-04-15
Pages 272
Language English
Publisher Beacon Press
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When New and Selected Poems Volume One was originally published in 1992 Mary Oliver was awarded the National Book Award In the fourteen years since its initial appearance it has become one of the best selling volumes of poetry in the country This collection features thirty poems published only in this volume as well as selections from the poet s first eight books Mary Oliver s perceptive brilliantly crafted poems about the natural landscape and the fundamental questions of life and death have won high praise from critics and readers alike Do you love this world she interrupts a poem about peonies to ask the reader Do you cherish your humble and silky life She makes us see the extraordinary in our everyday lives how something as common as light can be an invitation to happiness and that happiness when it s done right is a kind of holiness palpable and redemptive She illuminates how a near miss with an alligator can be the catalyst for seeing the world as if for the second time the way it really is Oliver s passionate demonstrations of delight are powerful reminders of the bond between every individual all living things and the natural world

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No nature

No nature Author Gary Snyder
ISBN-10 UOM:39015021583888
Release 1992
Pages 390

Dream Work

Dream Work Author Mary Oliver
ISBN-10 9780802192417
Release 2014-11-04
Pages 96