Mary Oliver

When Death Comes - Poem by Mary Oliver

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  • (12/18/2005 12:32:00 AM)

    simply wonderful imagery. Thank you, mary (Report) Reply

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  • (9/16/2005 5:59:00 AM)

    Came upon this quite by accident. Picked a book off the shelf in my library at random. It was entitled Poems for Funerals. Well worth a read.

    The attitude to life in this poem really spoke to me. Have emailed this poem to several friends. Quite brightened my day. Thank you Mary.
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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 28, 2014

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