Mary Oliver: TheWorld’s Loss

When it’s over, I don’t want to wonder

if I have made of my life something particular, and real.

I don’t want to find myself sighing and frightened,

or full of argument.

I don’t want to end up having simply visited the world.

— Mary Oliver

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