The path to heaven

Of course! The path to heaven
Doesn’t lie down in flat miles.
It’s in the imagination
With which you perceive
This world,
And the gestures
With which you honor it.

- Mary Oliver, The Swan


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4 Comments

  1. Posted June 7, 2013 at 11:25 am | Permalink

    Yes. xo

  2. Ari
    Posted June 7, 2013 at 1:19 pm | Permalink

    Beautiful. Thanks. I need to post this on my wall.

  3. Posted June 8, 2013 at 4:57 am | Permalink

    Mary Oliver always points me back toward the path. Thank you for reminding me! Love this one.

  4. Posted June 24, 2013 at 2:24 pm | Permalink

    One of my favorite poems!