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When Death Comes

“When it’s over, I want to say: all my life
I was a bride married to amazement.
I was the bridegroom, taking the world into my arms.”

– Mary Oliver, “When Death Comes”

from New and Selected Poems
Read “When Death Comes”.
Mary Oliver’s website.
Read about Mary Oliver at poets.org.
Read about Mary Oliver at Modern American Poetry.