Poetry of Mary Oliver

Startled
by the time.
An hour gone,
but hardy lost.
Mary Oliver’s poetry.
Powerful
in its simplicity.
Words that capture
and hold
and linger.
Need to scurry
to pick up
the threads of
my scheduled day.
But not quite yet.

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About Mary Jane

I am a retired English teacher. My husband, Frank, and I have lived on Cape Cod since 2000. I am a lifelong bread baker and writer and have been posting a blog on Falmouth Patch for the last few years. Savory Seasons has been largely devoted to recipes and food in general. I am hoping to expand my focus in this new blog.
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