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