When Death Comes
When Death Comes
by Mary Oliver

When Death Comes Resources

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Modern American Poetry

A great site from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, which includes commentary on Oliver's poetry from a number of literary critics.

Mary Oliver on Poets.org

Photo, bio, and links to several poems.

The Poetry Foundation

Picture, bio, poems and links.


Audio from the Lannan Foundation

Mary Oliver reads her work and has a conversation with poetry critic Jay Parisi.

Audio from the Poetry Foundation

A reading of a Mary Oliver poem (by an actor).


Is she reading the book or the dog?
Picture of Mary Oliver with her dog.


Want to know Oliver's thoughts poetry?
A book on writing poetry (by Mary Oliver, of course).
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