Mary Oliver Quote

I very much wished not to be noticed, and to be left alone, and I sort of succeeded.

Mary Oliver

I very much wished not to be noticed, and to be left alone, and I sort of succeeded.

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About Mary Oliver

Mary Jane Oliver (September 10, 1935 – January 17, 2019) was an American poet who won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Her work is inspired by nature, rather than the human world, stemming from her lifelong passion for solitary walks in the wild. It is characterised by a sincere wonderment at the impact of natural imagery, conveyed in unadorned language. In 2007, she was declared to be the country's best-selling poet.