poet Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau

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Men Say They Know Many Things

Men say they know many things;
But lo! they have taken wings, —
The arts and sciences,
And a thousand appliances;
The wind that blows
Is all that any body knows.

Poem Submitted: Monday, April 12, 2010

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