The Idea of Order at Key West by Wallace Stevens

2020-01-10T12:57:08-06:00

The Idea of Order at Key West by Wallace Stevens She sang beyond the genius of the sea.    The water never formed to mind or voice,    Like a body wholly body, fluttering Its empty sleeves; and yet its mimic motion    Made constant cry, caused constantly a cry,    That was not [...]

The Idea of Order at Key West by Wallace Stevens2020-01-10T12:57:08-06:00

“Earth, isn’t this what you want?” by Rainer Maria Rilke

2020-01-10T13:20:23-06:00

"Earth, isn't this what you want?" (Poem) by Rainer Maria Rilke   Earth, isn't this what you want? To arise in us, invisible?⠀ Is it not your dream, to enter us so wholly⠀ there's nothing left outside us to see?⠀ What, if not transformation,⠀ is your deepest purpose? Earth, my [...]

“Earth, isn’t this what you want?” by Rainer Maria Rilke2020-01-10T13:20:23-06:00

The Man in the Glass by Peter Dale Wimbrow Sr.

2020-01-10T13:15:22-06:00

The Man In The Glass Peter Dale Wimbrow Sr. When you get what you want in your struggle for self⠀ And the world makes you king for a day⠀ Just go to the mirror and look at yourself⠀ And see what that man has to say.⠀ ⠀ For it isn’t [...]

The Man in the Glass by Peter Dale Wimbrow Sr.2020-01-10T13:15:22-06:00

Roses by Mary Oliver

2020-01-08T12:24:50-06:00

Roses by Mary Oliver Everyone now and again wonders about those questions that have no ready answer: first cause, God’s existence, what happens when the curtain goes down and nothing stops it, not kissing not going to the mall, not the Super Bowl. “Wild roses,” I said to them one [...]

Roses by Mary Oliver2020-01-08T12:24:50-06:00

The Best of Mary Oliver Poems (and Poetry Books)

2020-01-16T15:04:07-06:00

I never liked poetry. Until Mary Oliver. She changed everything. Finding Mary Oliver's Best Poems The first time I read Wild Geese, it instantly became my favorite poem. Until... I read The Journey To be honest, though, I'm not sure I had a favorite poem up until I read Mary [...]

The Best of Mary Oliver Poems (and Poetry Books)2020-01-16T15:04:07-06:00

Wild Geese by Mary Oliver

2020-01-08T12:34:05-06:00

“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. [...]

Wild Geese by Mary Oliver2020-01-08T12:34:05-06:00