Poems to Celebrate 70 Years of Life!

Some of Jimís Favorites

31 December 2021

 

 

 

 

 

Wild Geese by Mary Oliver (read by the poet)

 

 

 

 

 

St. Francis and the Sow by Galway Kinnell

 

 

 

 

 

The Peace of Wild Things by Wendell Berry

 

 

 

 

 

Love After Love by Derek Wolcott

 

 

 

 

 

Otherwise by Jane Kenyon

 

 

 

 

 

The Cure at Troy by Seamus Heaney (read by Liam Neeson)

 

 

 

 

 

The Lanyard by Billy Collins (read by the poet)

 

 

 

 

 

What I Have Learned So Far by Mary Oliver (read by Marquette University students)

 

 

 

 

 

Self Portrait by David Whyte

 

 

 

 

 

Kindness by Naomi Shihab Nye (read by Emma Thompson)

 

 

 

 

 

Another Reason Why I Do Not Own a Gun by Billy Collins (sung by Justine Aronson)

 

 

 

 

 

Democracy by Langston Hughes

 

 

 

 

 

West Wind #2 by Mary Oliver

 

 

 

 

 

Love by Czeslaw Milosz

 

 

 

 

 

Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front by Wendell Berry

 

 

 

 

 

Peonies by Mary Oliver

 

 

 

 

 

Two Lorries by Seamus Heaney

 

 

 

 

 

Ithaca by Constantine P. Cavafy (read by Sean Connery)

 

 

 

 

 

Selecting a Reader by Ted Kooser

 

 

 

 

 

The Summer Day by Mary Oliver (read by the poet)

 

 

 

 

 

Buoyancy by Rumi