Mary Oliver

    mar ☽has quoted2 months ago
    if the bees know that otherwise death

    is everywhere, even in the red swamp

    of a flower. But they did this

    with no small amount of desperation—you might say: love
    Martha Rhas quoted2 years ago
    the dark heart of the story that is all
    the reason for its telling?
    Martha Rhas quoted2 years ago
    I listened to the earth-talk,
    Martha Rhas quoted2 years ago
    You only have to let the soft animal of your body
    love what it loves.
    Martha Rhas quoted2 years ago
    Whoever you are, no matter how lonely,
    the world offers itself to your imagination,
    calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting —
    over and over announcing your place
    in the family of things.
    Martha Rhas quoted2 years ago
    have you dared to feel
    the isolation gathering
    intolerably and recognized
    what kinds of explosions can follow
    from an intolerable condition?
    Martha Rhas quoted2 years ago
    determined to do
    the only thing you could do —
    determined to save
    the only life you could save.
    Martha Rhas quoted2 years ago
    The sea
    isn’t a place
    but a fact, and
    a mystery
    under its green and black
    cobbled coat that never
    stops moving.
    Antonio Martshas quoted2 years ago
    on the rippling sand,

    at the edge of the turning tide —
    Antonio Martshas quoted2 years ago
    its upheaval —

    its stunning proposal —

    its black, anonymous roar.
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