Bonnie Larson Staiger

View from up here (46.9 N Latitude). Poetry, musings, and events. Come on in!

Throughout her lifetime of writing poetry, Mary Oliver was largely ignored by the literary establishment. Crickets. I have the sense she was humored, discounted, or metaphorically speaking patted on the head for being too plain-spoken. Yet, countless readers have found a home in her words, her style, and her reverence. Some found a greater appreciation …

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Seraphim in Snow Neither starshine nor moonlight. Instead, snow shine wraps me in diamond dust at midnight’s hour. Clouds cling to the earth, yet a thousand celestial luminaria light this solstice night. In the yard a host of snow angels pressed everywhere. No sounds, no footfalls. No crinkle of crenelated wings.         …

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