I go down to the shore in the morning and depending on the hour the waves are rolling in or moving out, and I say, oh, I am miserable ,what shall – what should I do? And the sea says in its lovely voice: Excuse me, I have work to do.
Whether studying the leaves of a tree or mourning her treasured dog Percy, Mary Oliver is beautifully open to the teachings contained within the smallest of moments. In A Thousand Mornings she explores, with startling clarity, humour and kindness, the mysteries of our daily experience.
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