Tag: Mary Oliver

September 10th Birthday Love: Mary Oliver

Praying It doesn’t have to bethe blue iris, it could beweeds in a vacant lot, or a fewsmall stones; justpay attention, then patch a few words together and don’t tryto make them elaborate, this isn’ta contest but the doorway into thanks, and a silence in whichanother voice may speak. -Mary Oliver, from Thirst

“Snow Was Falling So Much Like Stars”

“Snow was falling,so much like starsfilling the dark treesthat one could easily imagineits reason for being was nothing morethan prettiness.” – Mary Oliver