Dog Songs: Poems

Dog Songs: Poems

Mary Oliver


“The approval for [Dog Songs] feels as inevitable and welcome as a wagging tail upon homecoming.” —The Boston Globe
 
Mary Oliver’s puppy Songs is a party of the exact bond among human and puppy, as understood throughout the poet’s relationships to the dogs that experience observed her day-by-day walks, warmed her domestic, and encouraged her paintings. Oliver’s poems commence within the small daily moments popular to all puppy fans, yet via her awesome imaginative and prescient, those observations turn into larger meditations at the global and our position in it.

Dog Songs contains visits with outdated buddies, like Oliver’s cherished Percy, and introduces nonetheless others in poems of affection and laughter, heartbreak and grief. all through, the numerous canine of Oliver’s existence merge as fellow tourists and as courses, uniquely capable of open our eyes to the teachings of the instant and the thrill of nature and connection. 

Show sample text content

Download sample