Note: The quotations in this post are from the poem, “Wild Geese,” by Mary Oliver. To read the entire poem, go here.
“Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine.
Meanwhile the world goes on.”
|Blue feather left behind in the yard.|
|Raindrops on blades of grass.|
|A bit of moss.|
“Whoever you are, no matter how lonely,
the world offers itself to your imagination,
calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting-
over and over announcing your place
in the family of things.”
What helps you feel connected to the rest of creation? How important is it to you to feel connected?