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"Poets," wrote Percy Bysshe Shelley, "are the unacknowledged legislators of the world." We turn to them to express what is best in us, to give us words during weddings, funerals, and all the important occasions that shape our lives. This memorial site was created to honor and remember poets whose words continue to inspire, and whose legacies live on in their poetry.
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Remembering the life, death and legacy of poet Mary Oliver

Mary Oliver (1935 – 2019) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet beloved for her poems about nature and animal life. Her poems explored the link between nature and the spiritual world. Though most of her work is joyful, she also wrote poems about abuse she suffered during her childhood. We invite you to share condolences for Mary Oliver in our Guest Book. Read Full Obituary.
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