The Use of Sorrows

In which Carla celebrates two lives well lived, one in letters, one in play, both in finding and making cupcakes. Both lives have anniversaries in January: Mary Oliver, and Carla's younger brother, Eric.


Source for Mary Oliver’s reading her poem “Wild Geese”: (

Link to full Instagram watercolor and tribute on There Might Be Cupcakes account:

On Being with Krista Tippet: Mary Oliver: * direct download:


Recommended Reading:

Long Life: Essays and Other Writings

Dream Work


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