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To Be Dazzled by Poet Mary Oliver

Date
Dec, 01, 2020

Peace Roses + Sun

“Still, what I want in my life
is to be willing to be dazzled~
to cast aside the weight of facts
and maybe even
to float a little above this difficult world.

“I want to believe I am looking
into the white fire of a great mystery.
I want to believe that the imperfections are nothing~
that the light is everything~
that it is more than the sum
of each flawed blossom rising and fading.
And I do.”


~Mary Oliver

watercolor-birds-wings-negative space painting

4 Comments

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    loujen haxm'Yor

    December 1, 2020

    “…white fire of a great mystery…” It certainly is. Nice verse.
    Art

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      L'Adelaide

      December 1, 2020

      Thanks to Mary Oliver, a wonderful writer. Be well…

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    Gretchen Del Rio

    December 2, 2020

    That’s the best way to live……I say also❤️

  3. Reply

    L'Adelaide

    December 2, 2020

    thanks Gretchen❤️

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