House of Light by Mary Oliver

House of Light

Mary Oliver

80 pages first pub 1990 (editions)

nonfiction nature poetry reflective slow-paced


Winner of a 1991 Christopher AwardWinner of the 1991 Boston Globe Lawrence L. Winship Book AwardThis collection of poems by Mary Oliver once again invites the reader to step across the threshold of ordinary life into a world of natural and spiritu...

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reflective 93%
inspiring 55%
hopeful 50%
emotional 44%
relaxing 42%
lighthearted 23%
mysterious 11%
sad 8%
adventurous 6%
challenging 3%
funny 3%
dark 1%
informative 1%


slow 41%
medium 37%
fast 20%

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