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Wild geese : selected poems

Author: Mary Oliver
Publisher: Tarset : Bloodaxe, 2004.
Series: Bloodaxe world poets, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An anthology, this book's title poem, "Wild Geese", opened "Staying Alive".

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Oliver
ISBN: 1852246286 9781852246280
OCLC Number: 57576983
Description: 160 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Staying alive ; The black snake ; In Blackwater Woods ; Wild geese ; Starfish ; The journey ; Sunrise --
House of light. Some questions you might ask ; Moccasin flowers ; The Buddha's last instruction ; Spring ; Singapore ; The hermit crab ; Lilies ; Indonesia ; Some herons ; Five a.m. in the pinewoods ; Little owl who lives in the orchard ; The kookaburras ; The lilies break open over the dark water ; Nature ; The ponds ; The summer day ; Roses, late summer ; Maybe ; White owl flies into and out of the field ; The swan ; Prose: 'The swan' --
October. Rain ; Spring azures ; When death comes ; Picking blueberries, Austerlitz, New York, 1957 ; Her grave ; Goldenrod ; The waterfall ; Peonies ; This morning again it was in the dusty pines ; Marengo ; Field near Linden, Alabama ; Gannets ; Whelks ; Alligator poem ; Hawk ; Goldfinches ; Rice ; Poppies ; A certain sharpness in the morning air ; A bitterness ; Morning ; Water snake ; The egret ; The snowshoe hare ; The sun ; Winter ; Lonely, white field ; Hummingbird pauses at the trumpet vine ; White flowers ; October --
Owls. The dipper ; Spring ; Such singing in the wild branches ; While I am writing a poem to celebrate summer, the meadowlark begins to sing ; Catbird ; Starlings in winter ; Long afternoon at the edge of Little Sister Pond --
Why I wake early. Why I wake early ; Bone ; Where does the temple begin, where does it end? ; The arrowhead ; Have you seen blacksnake swimming? ; How everything adores being alive ; The lily ; Look and see ; This world ; Breakage ; Snow geese ; Something ; Bear ; 'Just a minute, ' said a voice ... ; This morning I watched the deer ; The old poets of China ; Yellowlegs ; The best I could do ; The wren from California ; Some things, say the wise ones ; Look again ; One ; The pinewoods ; Lingering in happiness.
Series Title: Bloodaxe world poets, 2.
Responsibility: Mary Oliver.

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