Mary Oliver


Turtle - Poem by Mary Oliver


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  • (8/30/2008 10:44:00 PM)


    As always, Oliver takes a simple and natural action and makes it universal. The power and the pathos, the acceptance and the tragic, the stalker and the victim-each must be accepted, held sacred, and taken to oneself. Truth underlies all real beauty. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 28, 2014


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