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Thursday, September 4, 2008

WILD GEESE...a poem by: Mary Oliver

You do not have to be good.
You do not have to walk on your knees
for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting.
You only have to let the soft animal of your body
love what it loves.
Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine.
Meanwhile the world goes on.
Meanwhile the sun and the clear pebbles of the rain
are moving across the landscapes,
over the prairies and the deep trees,
the mountains and the rivers.
Meanwhile the wild geese, high in the clean blue air,
are heading home again.
Whoever you are, no matter how lonely,
the world offers itself to your imagination,
calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting
over and over announcing your place
in the family of things.

6 comments:

basketsnprims said...

That poem is beautiful & so is the picture. Thanks for sharing. I love your blog & your awesome creations.

Designs by CK said...

Lovely poem & picture! :)

Have a great weekend.

Chris

simple~needs said...

i love this poem!!

Doreen said...

What a beautiful poem. ♥

Doreen

Fannie said...

Great poem and picture. Thanks for sharing.

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Catherine Holman said...

Love the poem. Great looking store! I just hopped over from Fannie's blog to visit and will be back to read more.
Catherine