Activities Poetry

Mary Oliver Inspired Poetry

How To Do It

  • Complete Mary Oliver’s poem below with your own ideas of what you have loved:

All my life,
so far,
I have loved
more than one thing,

  • Read aloud your completed poems to each other.


  1. Elaborate with as much detail as possible about the things you have loved in your life.
  2. Do you find similarities and differences in the things that you both listed?
  3. Share other poems you love and discuss why you love them.
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