“the uses of sorrow”

(In my sleep I dreamed this poem)

Someone I loved once gave me
a box full of darkness.

It took me years to understand
that this, too, was a gift.

– Mary Oliver, Thirst

August 16, 2012 | filed under consider this, inspiring, moment of truth, rewritable words 


One Response to ““the uses of sorrow””

  1. Monica M on August 20th, 2012 1:17 pm

    I really dig this quote. Thanks for sharing. 🙂

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