Let me keep my distance, always, from those who think they have the answers. Let me keep company always with those who say "Look!" and laugh in astonishment, and bow their heads. - Mary Oliver

Let me keep my distance, always, from those who think they have the answers. Let me keep company always with those who say "Look!" and laugh in astonishment, and bow their heads. - Mary Oliver

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Mary Oliver- i want this hanging in my house somewhere... Love it.
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mary oliver quotes - a bunch that are fantastic - including:     “I held my breath as we do sometimes to stop time when something wonderful has touched us…” ~ Mary Oliver

mary oliver quotes - a bunch that are fantastic - including: “I held my breath as we do sometimes to stop time when something wonderful has touched us…” ~ Mary Oliver

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Someone I loved once gave me  a box full of darkness.  It took me years to understand  that this too, was a gift.  - Mary Oliver      beautiful

Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift. - Mary Oliver beautiful

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It is a serious thing just to be alive on this fresh morning in this broken world ~Mary Oliver

It is a serious thing just to be alive on this fresh morning in this broken world ~Mary Oliver

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Mary Oliver | New and Selected Poems | Wild Geese |  "...let the soft  animal of your body  love what it loves..."

Mary Oliver | New and Selected Poems | Wild Geese | "...let the soft animal of your body love what it loves..."

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I believe in kindness. Also in mischief. Also in singing, especially when singing is not necessarily prescribed

I believe in kindness. Also in mischief. Also in singing, especially when singing is not necessarily prescribed

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The Journey.  A poem by Mary Oliver, Illustration by Allison Hillier
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