Mary Oliver Quote

I learned to build bookshelves and brought books to my room, gathering them around me thickly. I read by day and into the night. I thought about perfectibility, and deism, and adjectives, and clouds, and the foxes, I locked my door, from the inside, and leaped from the roof and went to the woods, by day or darkness.


Blue Pastures (ed. Harcourt, 1995)

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I learned to build bookshelves and brought books to my room, gathering them around me thickly. I read by day and into the night. I thought about...

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I learned to build bookshelves and brought books to my room, gathering them around me thickly. I read by day and into the night. I thought about...

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I learned to build bookshelves and brought books to my room, gathering them around me thickly. I read by day and into the night. I thought about...

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I learned to build bookshelves and brought books to my room, gathering them around me thickly. I read by day and into the night. I thought about...