A Thousand Mornings: Poems by Mary Oliver

By Mary Oliver

In 1000 Mornings, Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has come to outline her life's paintings, transporting us to the marshland and beach of her loved domestic, Provincetown, Massachusetts. no matter if learning the leaves of a tree or mourning her valuable puppy Percy, Oliver is open to the lessons inside the smallest of moments and explores with startling readability, humor, and kindness the mysteries of our day-by-day adventure.

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Page 50 And me too. Its havoc <><><><><><><><><><><><> is the sun. Is the stalking whooping crane (whoop, whoop) (the bird like the lithe question mark) Sensation's Self almost caught wavering? or, one of my own breaths indifferent to the browse West of Goose Lake? <><><><><><><><><><><><> To Mapplethorpe's Stems? Two Tulip stemsall winch and juice and joy lithe as a fawning, or against the barebutt man, the thong is a skin hisriddenlike Another's skin trellis to his limbs too ... outright, it cuts through analhair His mansmell Man's Page 51 smell.

1692. Page 21 Deep Surface (1) Punctuated Equilibrium Scraps of white gauzecloth, the blunt black beak, an assortment of organisms work this era into corerock. Gauzy epifluorescence in tons of rock take root. The rock coils into its own skin tissue. Roots pressure the scent of inborn water deep inside the crust into fatty acids forming the rock. Life-forms in pores surface to soils, sand and gravel soils, petaled lake sediments. Twenty centuries pushing in, cramp each other out. In this Century's fairytale, wing-muscles uncramp in the telling.

The Orchard mincing machinery (1-800-ORR-MOVE) machining any oak, beech, walnut nodes, flared-up divergent cells parting this season's leaf-curl, cuts out of the million year leaf itself. Cut out of the more real, leaf stems, the pre-lubed, auxiliary engines are primed to juice, their heirs' leafiest tassels. The streak and the squeaky carts' liquification equipment de-veins by the manual: Page 65 Grounds the near-human honey-bitter milk bearing seeds through the near-human swell welling out of the tree parting the male's from the female's urine, now, squeezes the oak back through.

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