Instructions for living a life.
Pay attention.
Be astonished.
Tell about it.

Mary Oliver

Mary Oliver: Instructions for Living A Life

Mary Oliver: Instructions for Living A Life

Jan 18, 2019-- Mary Oliver was one of the most beloved poets of our times. A writer who was dazzled by her daily experience of life, and dazzled the rest of us by telling about it in her poems and essays. She deliberately stayed out of the public eye and what follows is one of her rare interviews -- a conversation with On Being's Krista Tippett. Read on for a glimpse of the remarkable woman who once wrote: "When it's over, I want to say: all my life/I was a bride married to amazement./I was the bridegroom, taking the world into my arms." (27291 reads)


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