Mary Oliver

Marengo - Poem by Mary Oliver

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  • (7/7/2008 8:41:00 PM)

    This dear poem was read at the recent memorial service for my dear twin uncles. Just as the minister began to read it the Lord sent a rain shower, not the shovels full but a nice shower. It was a sweet miracle and I have loved this poem since then for that reason. I was not familiar with Mary Oliver and her poems but will certainly look them up and read more. Thanx, cbl (Report) Reply

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  • (6/18/2007 1:43:00 PM)

    Napoleon's white horse was named Marengo, isn't it stuffed and residing in Paris at the Musée des Invalides? Why do I know these useless things? (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 28, 2014

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