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Long life : essays and other writings

Author: Mary Oliver
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Da Capo Press, 2005, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Da Capo Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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The renowned American poet presents her thoughts on the beauty of the earth, death, remembrance, her childhood impressions of nature, and the unexpected boon of a town dump, along with appreciations of Emerson and Hawthorne, and a section of poems and prose poetry.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Oliver
ISBN: 0306814129 9780306814129
OCLC Number: 60573822
Description: 101 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Flow --
Habits, Differences, and the Light That Abides --
Poem: Can You Imagine? --
Three Histories and a Hummingbird --
Wordsworth's Mountain --
Dog Talk --
Perfect Days --
Poem: Just as the Calendar Began to Say Summer --
Waste Land: An Elegy --
Emerson: An Introduction --
Hawthorne's Mosses from an Old Manse --
House of the Seven Gables --
Prose Poem: Are You Okay? --
Poem: Softest of Mornings --
Dust --
Sand Dabs, Seven --
Poem: The Morning Walk --
Sand Dabs, Eight --
Comfort --
Sand Dabs, Nine --
Home --
Poem: Summer Night --
Poem: Carrying the Snake of the Garden --
Poem: By the Wild-Haired Corn --
Where I Live --
Poem: Waking on a Summer Morning --
Prose Poem: One Winter Day.
Responsibility: Mary Oliver.
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