Mary Oliver


After Arguing Against The Contention That Art Must Come From Discontent - Poem by Mary Oliver


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  • (4/19/2008 8:47:00 PM)


    Almost fell down a steep precipice once when on a walk down at night from a huge inland cliff along a tiny footpath, saved only by shrubs to hold on, and by not being aware of the danger. On comin down I received a mysterious message about the stars & moon (Report) Reply

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  • (3/29/2007 8:28:00 PM)


    This is a fine poem, and Mary Oliver is a fine poet. But this poem was written by William Stafford, not Mary Oliver! Please correct. (Report) Reply

  • (6/16/2006 4:31:00 AM)


    What poet doesn't recognise this 'climb'? (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 28, 2014


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