published over 25 books of poetry and prose, including Dream Work, A Thousand Mornings, and A Poetry Handbook. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1983 for her book American Primitive. Her final work, Devotions, is a curated collection of poetry from her more than 50-year career.
Encouragement from the far shore of life to live fully into the miracle of our existence, with purpose and awe at every waking moment.
A poem for the passing of summer, a song for the shadow, and an invocation for attention.
Poetic expression is a character with many personalities, much like one’s favorite pet dog. A new poem from Mary Oliver on the playfulness of writing verse.
A requiem for the holiness that’s visible — in the trees, the mountains, and the rivers. Permission to lean into wonder and to linger in beauty incarnate.