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In Flight: Blogging Northern Michigan

I posted this poem by Mary Oliver several days ago, but her poetry is always so inspiring. The world goes on and we have a place in the family of things.

About ivonprefontaine

I am a retired educator who recently completed a PhD at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. My dissertation topic and research was how teachers experience becoming who they are as teachers, as human subjects. For me, teaching is a calling and vocation that allows me to express who I am as a person. Currently, I am waiting and listening to what will call me. We have begun a small consulting and leadership firm called Rocky River Leadership & Consulting Ltd.

4 responses »

  1. Ivon, many thanks for the reblog! I really enjoy Mary Oliver’s poetry as well (I’m on another “Oliver kick” right now). Anyway, I really appreciate your spreading the word about her and her terrific poetry!

  2. Ivon, This breathtaking poem inspired me to choreograph a piece years ago that I had forgotten about (not sure how that happened :/). Thank you so much for the beautiful reminder–timely and timeless. xo


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