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Mary Oliver and Percy. Photo by Rachel Giese Brown. "Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?

Mary Oliver is an American poet. Her works include No Voyage, and Other Poems; The River Styx, Ohio, and Other Poems; The Night Traveler Bits; Twelve Moons; Sleeping in the Forest; American Primitive; What do we know; Owls and Other Fantasies: poems and essays; Why I Wake Early: New Poems.     Oliver was born in Maple Heights, Ohio. She was fourteen when she began to write poetry.

Mary Oliver: “The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power nor time.

Mary Oliver on What Attention Really Means and Her Moving Elegy for Her Soul Mate – Brain Pickings

Mary Oliver on What Attention Really Means and Her Moving Elegy for Her Soul Mate

Mary Oliver on What Attention Really Means and Her Moving Elegy for Her Soul Mate – Brain Pickings

It is a silver morning like any other. I am at my desk. Then the phone rings, or someone raps at the door. I am deep in the machinery of my wits. Reluctantly I rise, I answer the phone or I open th…

Mary Oliver (born September is an American poet who has won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. ~ ~ "Listen, are you breathing just a little and calling it a life?

Maria Shriver's interview with one of our greatest living poets and really nifty people, Mary Oliver, can be found on Oprah.com.

Maria Shriver Interviews the Famously Private Poet Mary Oliver

Maria Shriver Interviews the Famously Private Poet Mary Oliver. My favorite inspirational piece to read

Invitation Oh do you have time to linger for just a little...

"Oh do you have time to linger for just a little while ." "Invitation" by Mary Oliver

You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves.  Mary Oliver reading Wild Geese - YouTube

Video of Mary Oliver reading her poem “Wild Geese.” (link goes to Andrew Sullivan community on "Reading Your Way Through Life.

“I like to give the mornings to those first good thoughts.” -Mary Oliver #video

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” ― Mary Oliver, New and Selected Poems Plus hundreds of other wonderful quotes from this remarkable poet.

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