Felicity: poems

By: Oliver, Mary
Material type: TextTextPublisher: United States of America Penguin Books 2015Description: 81 p.ISBN: 9780143128762Subject(s): American poetry - 21st century | Love Poetry | American poetry - 20th century | PoemDDC classification: 821 Summary: “If I have any secret stash of poems, anywhere, it might be about love, not anger,” Mary Oliver once said in an interview. Finally, in her stunning new collection, Felicity, we can immerse ourselves in Oliver’s love poems. Here, great happiness abounds. Our most delicate chronicler of the physical landscape, Oliver has described her work as loving the world. With Felicity, she examines what it means to love another person. She opens our eyes again to the territory within our own hearts; to the wild and to the quiet. In these poems, she describes—with joy—the strangeness and wonder of human connection. As in Blue Horses, Dog Songs, and A Thousand Mornings, with Felicity Oliver honours love, life, and beauty. https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/318802/felicity-by-mary-oliver/
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Table of Contents

The Journey
Don't Worry
Walking to Indian River
Roses
Moments
The World I Live In
Do the Trees Speak?
I Am Pleased to Tell You
Leaves and Blossoms Along the Way
I Wake Close to Morning
Meadowlark
The Wildest Storm
Cobb Creek
Nothing Is Too Small Not to Be Wondered About
Whistling Swans
Storage
Hamility
For Tom Shaw S.S.J.E.
That Tall Distance
Love
When Did It Happen?
The First Day
I Know Someone
No, I'd Never Been to This Country
I Did Think, Let's Go About This Slowly
This and That
How Do I Love You?
That Little Beast
What This Is Not
Everything That Was Broken
Except for the Body
Not Anyone Who Says
The Pond
Late Spring
A House, or a Million Dollars
I Don't Want to Lose
I Have Just Said
The Gift
Felicity
A Voice from I Don't Know Where

“If I have any secret stash of poems, anywhere, it might be about love, not anger,” Mary Oliver once said in an interview. Finally, in her stunning new collection, Felicity, we can immerse ourselves in Oliver’s love poems. Here, great happiness abounds. Our most delicate chronicler of the physical landscape, Oliver has described her work as loving the world. With Felicity, she examines what it means to love another person. She opens our eyes again to the territory within our own hearts; to the wild and to the quiet. In these poems, she describes—with joy—the strangeness and wonder of human connection. As in Blue Horses, Dog Songs, and A Thousand Mornings, with Felicity Oliver honours love, life, and beauty.

https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/318802/felicity-by-mary-oliver/

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