Tuesday, February 20, 2024

The Sun: a poem and a pic

Mary Oliver: The Sun
Have you ever seen
anything
in your life
more wonderful
than the way the sun,
every evening,
relaxed and easy,
floats toward the horizon
and into the clouds or the hills,
or the rumpled sea,
and is gone–
and how it slides again
out of the blackness,
every morning,
on the other side of the world,
like a red flower...

Full poem here: http://www.phys.unm.edu/~tw/fas/yits/archive/oliver_thesun.html 
Pic: Sunset on my way home. Despite everything, the beauty of our world is just so breathtaking...

5 comments:

Sarah said...

perfect picture for this poem

Nicole said...

I love Mary Oliver!

StephLove said...

Nice poem

Gillian said...

Nice photo.

NGS said...

Mary Oliver is really a contemporary poet whose work will last, isn't she?

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