Wild & Precious Life

a collection of beautiful words…..

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Excerpt from Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare

When he shall die,
Take him and cut him out in little stars,
And he will make the face of heaven so fine
That all the world will be in love with night
And pay no worship to the garish sun.

Wallace Stevens

The greatest poverty is not to live
in a physical world, to feel that one’s desire
Is too difficult to tell from despair.

Moi

This is a simple collection of beautiful words. They are poems, quotes, lyrics and excerpts that have resonated with me. They are words that have made me smile, laugh, cry and sometimes simply take pause. I hope you enjoy my blog, lovingly named after the closing lines of Mary Oliver’s The Summer Day:

Doesn’t everything die at last, and too soon?
Tell me, what is it you plan to do
with your one wild and precious life?

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