Poems and Quotes

These are the poems we mention in the book. Link us to your favorites in the comments!

illustration by Lasha Mutual

“The Journey,” by Mary Oliver

“Our True Heritage,” by Thich Nhat Hanh

“Love After Love,” by Derek Walcott; listen here

“New Year Resolve,” by May Sarton

“The Peace of Wild Things,” by Wendell Berry

“Wild Geese,” by Mary Oliver; listen here

“The Vacation,” by Wendell Berry

“Dilemma,” by David Budbill

“I Am Already,” by Danna Faulds

“Mother of Us All,” by Stephen Levine

“Desiderata,” by Max Ehrmann

The Summer Day,” by Mary Oliver

“The Orange,” by Wendy Cope

“Elevator Music,” by Henry Taylor

“Living,” by Denise Levertov

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