Friday, July 22, 2011

"New and Selected Poems, volume one", by Mary Oliver

Several years ago, I attended a dear friend's memorial service, poems by Mary Oliver were read at the service.

It had been years since I seriously read any poetry, however the "voice" of the poems read at the service haunted me for days afterward.

So, I purchased the above collection, have it sitting near my chair and skim through the book often to read a random poem. I do enjoy her writing - the only "current" American poet that speaks to me.

Hope you will consider reading her work.

1 comment:

Kathryn Trask said...

Did you see the great interview they had with her in the Oprah magazine a few months back?