Why I Wake Early
32%
off

Why I Wake Early : New Poems

By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days
When will my order arrive?

Expected delivery to the United States by Christmas Expected to be delivered to the United States by Christmas

Description

The forty-seven new works in this volume include poems on crickets, toads, trout lilies, black snakes, goldenrod, bears, greeting the morning, watching the deer, and, finally, lingering in happiness. Each poem is imbued with the extraordinary perceptions of a poet who considers the everyday in our lives and the natural world around us and finds a multitude of reasons to wake early.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 71 pages
  • 154.94 x 213.36 x 10.16mm | 204.12g
  • Beacon Press
  • Boston, MA, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0807068799
  • 9780807068793
  • 23,099

Review quote

Praise for Mary Oliver's poetry: 'These are life enhancing and redemptive poems that coax the sublime from the subliminal.' --Sally Connolly, "Poetry" 'Mary Oliver's poems are natural growths out of a loam of perception and feeling, and instinctive skill with language makes them seem effortless. Reading them is a sensual delight.' --May Swenson 'The gift of Oliver's poetry is that she communicates the beauty she finds in the world and makes it unforgettable.' -"Miami Herald"show more

About Mary Oliver

Mary Oliver, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry and the National Book Award, is one of the most celebrated and best-selling poets in America. Her books include New and Selected Poems, Volume One and New and Selected Poems, Volume Two; Why I Wake Early; Owls and Other Fantasies; House of Light; Dream Work; White Pine; West Wind; The Leaf and the Cloud; and What Do We Know. She has also published five books of prose, including Blue Pastures, Rules for the Dance, and Winter Hours, and an audio, At Blackwater Pond.show more