Friday, November 28, 2008


by Mary Oliver
It doesn’t have to be the blue iris,
it could be weeds in a vacant lot,
or a few small stones; justpay attention,
then patch
a few words together and don’t try to make them elaborate,

this isn’t a contest but the doorway
into thanks,

and a silence in whichanother voice may speak.

Thirst: Poems
by Mary Oliver

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Barnes & Noble Round Rock Signing

Barnes & Noble Round Rock Signing
My friend Pantera with Tahoe & Me

Tahoe and a new friend at the signing