"One wild and precious life"

July 31, 2016

This poem calls us to the present; to savouring life.

 

The Summer Day, by Mary Oliver

 

...I don't know exactly what a prayer is.
I do know how to pay attention, how to fall down
into the grass...

 

 

Read at: https://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/133.html

Hear Mary Oliver read this wonderful poem at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16CL6bKVbJQ

Source: Mary Oliver, New and Selected Poems: V1 (Boston: Beacon Press, 1992)

 

 

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