Why I Wake Early: New Poems

Why I Wake Early: New Poems

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by Mary Oliver
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0807068799

ISBN-13: 9780807068793

Pub. Date: 04/15/2005

Publisher: Beacon

The forty-seven new works in this volume include poems on crickets, toads, trout lilies, black snakes, goldenrod, bears, greeting the morning, watching the deer, and, finally, lingering in happiness. Each poem is imbued with the extraordinary perceptions of a poet who considers the everyday in our lives and the natural world around us and finds a multitude of reasons

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The forty-seven new works in this volume include poems on crickets, toads, trout lilies, black snakes, goldenrod, bears, greeting the morning, watching the deer, and, finally, lingering in happiness. Each poem is imbued with the extraordinary perceptions of a poet who considers the everyday in our lives and the natural world around us and finds a multitude of reasons to wake early.

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ISBN-13:
9780807068793
Publisher:
Beacon
Publication date:
04/15/2005
Edition description:
None
Pages:
88
Sales rank:
130,113
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.41(h) x 0.30(d)

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Why I Wake Early: New Poems 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Sketched-by-nature More than 1 year ago
Mary Oliver has articulated those delicate feelings which come from observing nature and being at peace. She also articulates what it's like when that peace is disturbed somehow. Reading her poetry out loud lets her words sink in, one by one, as I feel what she felt.
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