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Where The Wild Books Are: Winter Hours

December 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the Columbia Land Conservancy for Where The Wild Books Are, a book club meeting! During this meeting we will be discussing Winter Hours by Mary Oliver.

“In the mystery and the energy of loving, we all view time’s shadow upon the beloved as wretchedly as any of Poe’s narrators. We do not think of it every day, but we never forget it: the beloved shall grow old, or ill, and be taken away finally. No matter how ferociously we fight, how tenderly we love, how bitterly we argue, how pervasively we berate the universe, how cunningly we hide, this is what shall happen. In the wide circles of timelessness, everything material and temporal will fail, including the manifestation of the beloved. In this universe we are given two gifts: the ability to love, and the ability to ask questions. Which are, at the same time, the fires that warm us and the fires that scorch us. This is Poe’s real story. As it is ours. And this is why we honor him, why we are fascinated far past the simple narratives. He writes about our own inescapable destiny. His”
― Mary Oliver, Winter Hours

Light refreshments and snacks will be provided. For any additional information please email Hannah Schiller at hannah.schiller@clctrust.org to join our list-serve, or join the Facebook Group.Where The Wild Books Are: CLC Book Club group on Facebook!

 

 

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December 17
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5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Columbia Land Conservancy
49 Main Street
Chatham, NY 12037
518.392.5252
info@clctrust.org

 

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