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Upstream Selected Essays

Comprising a selection of essays Upstream finds beloved poet Mary Oliver reflecting on her astonishment and admiration for the natural world and the craft of writing  As she contemplates the pleasure of artistic labor finding solace and safety w 45 I have read her poetry for years she in one of my favorites but until this book I never knew she was an essayist The beautiful writing and thoughts that are expressed in her poetry are also expressed in her writing Thoughts on creativity need for solitude the wonder of the natural world and those writers that she has loved since her youth Divided into three sections the last two tying back to the first Emerson Poe Whitman those writers she finds indispensable to her own thoughts peace of mind fuel for her soul I read these at night before bed a few at a time and cherished the time I spent with them Filled with special insights and wonder this was a special and beautiful readARC from Netgalley

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Ithin the woods and the joyful and rhythmic beating of wings Oliver intimately shares with her readers her uiet discoveries boundless curiosity and exuberance for the grandeur of our world This radiant collection of her work with some pieces pub I ve always loved her poetry but until now never read any prose by Mary Oliver Her writing is wonderful and peaceful and cleansing Magic

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Lished here for the first time reaffirms Oliver as a passionate and prolific observer whose thoughtful meditations on spiders writing a poem blue fin tuna and Ralph Waldo Emerson inspire us all to discover wonder and awe in life's smallest corner Incredibly beautiful and just awe inspiring how she was able to express her passion for literature and nature within such small essays Certain essays were written so vividly that I felt right there with her seeing what she had seen when she was describing the woods Absolutely loved this book45 Stars


10 thoughts on “Upstream Selected Essays

  1. says:

    I have a weird relationship with Mary Oliver I own and have read several of her books Most of them are poetry but a couple of them a

  2. says:

    45 I have read her poetry for years she in one of my favorites but until this book I never knew she was an essayist The be

  3. says:

    4★If you were to take a walk upstream what would you noticeExploring the twin pleasures of writing literature with essays on Whitman Wordsworth Poe and Emerson and then the observations of the natural world—seeing it hearing it and responding to it are the inspiration in this collection by poet Mary OliverShe so beautifully describes the watery world of fish swimming in blue pastures sunflowers that are wonderful

  4. says:

    Mary Oliver can do no wrong in her poetry She is one of my favorite voices reflecting on nature reflecting on relationships She is happy to live a life that isn't well traveled but rather one that notices that breathesThis book of essays reflects that philosophy Some are on home some are on other writers some

  5. says:

    I've always loved her poetry but until now never read any prose by Mary Oliver Her writing is wonderful and peaceful and cleansing Magic

  6. says:

    Actual rating 45 starsI received this book in exchange from an honest review from NetGalley Thank you to the author Mary

  7. says:

    Incredibly beautiful and just awe inspiring how she was able to express her passion for literature and nature within such small essays Certain essays were written so vividly that I felt right there with her seeing what she had seen when she was describing the woods Absolutely loved this book45 Stars

  8. says:

    In her essay collection Upstream Mary Oliver sets us on a trail through forest and by shore as she expertly layers in experience and thought fro

  9. says:

    I uickly found for myself two such blessings the natural world and the world of writing literature These were the gates through which I vanished through a difficult placeIn in this exuisite collection of essays national treasure Ma

  10. says:

    Mary Oliver's essays like her poems are a soothing balm for the soul

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