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Eileen Clemens Granfors

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Sunday, November 14, 2010
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Nothing is quite as simple and as beautiful as Mary Oliver's words. She captures the moment.




Praying


It doesn't have to be
the blue iris, it could be
weeds in a vacant lot, or a few
small stones; just
pay attention, then patch

a few words together and don't try
to make them elaborate, this isn't
a contest but a doorway

into thanks, and a silence in which
another voice may speak.

 
 

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Mary Oliver

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Reviewed by Z McClure 12/23/2010
So many people are intimated about praying...but need not be. God is not evaluating us on how good our diction is, or grammatically correct our petitions. He looks into our hearts. Excellent poem and of course, perfect Subject.

~Z.B.McClure
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 12/9/2010
Very beautiful words....

Anna
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 12/5/2010
this is so true
even stones are beautiful
as are weeds...

Moments Speaking
Vickie
Reviewed by William Bonilla 11/19/2010
respectable words of a poetess
Reviewed by steve Chering 11/14/2010
A strange attack to poetry writing. Never seen this style before. it could catch on. I liked it alot myself
Reviewed by D Johnson 11/14/2010
Eileen, so simply stated but deeply profound...

Cheers,
Dan
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 11/14/2010
Such accessible truth in her words, such humility and Grace.
Thank you Eileen!
Ever,
Christine
Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater 11/14/2010
Such profound Truth, Eileen. It's the gift that keeps on giving. Prayer by Mary Oliver reaches far and wide by this method of posting. Be well.

Love,
Sage

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Eileen Clemens Granfors



Some Rivers End on the Day of the Dead

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The Pinata-Maker's Daughter

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Breathe In, Breathe Out, Move On





Sydney's Story

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Stairs of Sand

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White Sheets




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