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).
The best yet of Mary Oliver's poems. In this book she integrates the reality of nature with the search for peace in grief. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Cumbria Gal
Here I thought ONLY Khalil Gibran's poetry, no matter how many times I've read it, could ever move me to tears. My god, how wrong I was and for this, I could not be more grateful. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kali Lover
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 2 months ago by srarback
I've been a long time fan and slowly savor her books. This one could be my favorite.Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
Just lovely, must have for Mary Oliver fans. Centers your soul; fresh breath of air in this world.Published 3 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 5 months ago by liz