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+ "To live in this world

you must be able
to do three things:
to love what is mortal;
to hold it

against your bones knowing
your own life depends on it;
and, when the time comes to let it go,
to let it go."
Mary Oliver, from “In Blackwater Woods”, in American Primitive
29th March 2013
Tags: Mary Oliver In Blackwater Woods thoughts that breathe poetry lit words that mean so much

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