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Resonance 2013 by Drea
“Could it be love, with its sweet clamor of passion?”
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What is the Greatest Gift?
By Mary Oliver

What is the greatest gift?
Could it be the world itself-the oceans, the meadowlark,
the patience of the trees in the wind?
Could it be love, with its sweet clamor of passion?

Something else-something else entirely
holds me in thrall.
That you have a life that I wonder about
more than I wonder about my own.
That you have a life-courteous and intelligent-
that I wonder about more than I wonder about my own.
That you have a soul-your own, no one else’s-
that I wonder about more than I wonder about my own.
So that I find my soul clapping its hands for yours
more than my own.

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