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Let me keep my distance, always, from those who think they have the answers. Let me keep company always with those who say "Look!" and laugh in astonishment, and bow their heads. - Mary Oliver

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Mary Oliver | New and Selected Poems | Wild Geese | "...let the soft animal of your body love what it loves..."

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Mary Oliver- i want this hanging in my house somewhere... Love it.

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I Worried, by Mary Oliver (from the book Swan)

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Mary Oliver’s instructions for living a life. From her poem “Sometimes,” found in the collection Red Bird. “5. Two or three times in my life I discovered love. Each time it seemed to solve...

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The Journey. A poem by Mary Oliver, Illustration by Allison Hillier

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Mary Oliver, New and Selected Poems, Vol. 1

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I believe in kindness. Also in mischief. Also in singing, especially when singing is not necessarily prescribed

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A hard thing to do, but to endure it enables you to experience the greatest personal/spiritual growth. <3 R.I.P. those whom we have loved and have inevitably lost.

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