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Wild Geese Wild Geese by Mary Oliver
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“You must not ever stop being whimsical. And you must not, ever, give anyone else the responsibility for your life.”
Mary Oliver, Wild Geese
“I read the way a person might swim, to save his or her life. I wrote that way too.”
Mary Oliver, Wild Geese
“You do not have to be good.
You do not have to walk on your knees
for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting.
You only have to let the soft animal of your body
love what it loves.”
Mary Oliver, Wild Geese
“...whoever you are, no matter how lonely, the world offers itself to your imagination, calls to you like the wild geese, harsh & exciting - over & over announcing your place in the family of things.”
Mary Oliver, Wild Geese
“You only have to let the soft animal of your body
love what it loves.”
Mary Oliver, Wild Geese
tags: poetry