Mary Oliver, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who found solace in nature, dies at 83

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Mary Oliver, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who found solace in nature, dies at 83

Jan 18 2019

Mary Oliver, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose lyrical descriptions of the lamp-eyed owl, the white-toothed bear and the lilies by the pond evoked natural wonders with a startling clarity of vision, while suggesting that life was a matter of learning to love the world even in the face of ugliness and pain, died Jan. 17 at her home in Hobe Sound, Fla. She was 83.

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