A Thousand Mornings by Mary Oliver

A Thousand Mornings

Mary Oliver

82 pages first pub 2012 (editions)

nonfiction nature poetry emotional reflective slow-paced


I go down to the shore in the morning and depending on the hour the waves are rolling in or moving out, and I say, oh, I am miserable, what shall - what should I do? And the sea says in its lovely voice: Excuse me, I have work to do. Whether study...

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inspiring 49%
emotional 48%
hopeful 48%
relaxing 42%
lighthearted 25%
funny 7%
sad 7%
adventurous 6%
mysterious 4%
challenging 2%
dark 1%
informative 1%


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slow 30%
medium 30%

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