Friday, October 18, 2019

Poetry Friday: Mary Oliver's "Song for Autumn"


I can't get off this autumn poetry kick. But why would I want to? Autumn is truly, madly, deeply one of my favorite times of the year.

This poem, by Mary Oliver, has me thinking about what else the leaves might be dreaming of, the trees longing for, and what other whisperings are being exchanged, just out of earshot?


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8 comments:

  1. Gorgeous and sublime (hadn't seen this one before). Sigh. Happy Autumn, Karen!

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  2. freshets! tuffets! "the wind wags its many tails" *happy sigh*

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  3. Love this one--so many perfect autumn images! Thanks for sharing it.

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  4. So fun! I'm going to share this one with my students to teach personification!

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  5. Thank you for sharing Mary Oliver's poem. I'm with you, I love autumn!

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  6. Sigh, what a beautiful poem for autumn--and yes, it's my favorite time of the year, too.

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  7. So happy to share this one with you all -- happy autumn to all of you, too!

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  8. Oh, this is such a beautiful poem and one of Mary Oliver's that I've somehow missed. Thank you so much for sharing!

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