Now I am reading it one delicious poem at a time, savoring each line, each word.
Mary Oliver does for us what only a true poet can do...help us to bear our pangs for home and our unquenchable thirst for a Wet God within our parched hearts.
In the very first line of the very first poem of Mary Oliver's new collection of poetry, entitled Thirst, she says "My work is loving the world" (Messenger).
I love Mary Oliver's work. In these poems she shows a lyrical, radiant soul. I love her affirmation to me that our job is to celebrate each and every thing that is beautiful in our... Read morePublished 14 days ago by srarback
I've been a long time fan and slowly savor her books. This one could be my favorite.Published 24 days ago by Amazon Customer
Just lovely, must have for Mary Oliver fans. Centers your soul; fresh breath of air in this world.Published 2 months ago by Simone
I love just about all Mary Oliver's poems. As a spiritual and religious person, this collection is my favorite.Published 4 months ago by liz
Mary Oliver is one of my favorite poets. "Messenger" and "When I am Among Trees" are just so wonderful!Published 4 months ago by Peter Schuessler
Another great collection of poems by Mary Oliver, who moves poets to wish they could write like she does - and who is an inspiration to the casual reader.Published 5 months ago by Martha Morrise