Mary Oliver

Mindful - Poem by Mary Oliver

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  • (3/26/2008 7:39:00 AM)

    This is a wonderful Buddhist poem. Jacquelyn, thanks for reminding me of Rohr. (Report)Reply

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  • (5/10/2007 3:43:00 PM)

    A mushy-minded, personal manifesto, not a poem. The near-great Mary Oliver at her worst. (Report)Reply

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  • (1/31/2006 11:26:00 PM)

    If you are particularly drawn to this poem, please check out a gentleman named Father Richard Rohr, OFM, a Franciscan (R. Catholic) of the New Mexico
    Province. He has written numerous works on contemplation, and recently delivered a speech about contemplation and the active life at Sewanee: The University of the South in which he refered to this poem by Mary Oliver. I think you will find it interesting.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 30, 2005

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 28, 2014

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