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| Mary Oliver - Mysteries, Yes (Fragment)

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.


-- from Evidence: Poems, by Mary Ol
Poetry Chaikhana | Mary Oliver - Mysteries, Yes

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maadmike
Oct. 6th, 2016 05:45 am (UTC)
Let me live in peace and die in sweet dreams...

Edited at 2016-10-06 06:12 am (UTC)
bobby1933
Oct. 6th, 2016 10:21 pm (UTC)
Yes, me too. :)
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bobby1933
Oct. 6th, 2016 10:25 pm (UTC)
Yeah, i get your point.

But you know where i am coming from.

I accept ignorance as the human condition, even, and maybe especially, for the wise.
amaebi
Oct. 7th, 2016 03:38 am (UTC)
What a beautiful second stanza!
bobby1933
Oct. 7th, 2016 05:52 am (UTC)
Yes, it is! I don't know why i left it behind the link.
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