poet Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau

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My Life Has Been The Poem

My life has been the poem
I would have writ,
But I could not both live
and utter it.

Poem Submitted: Monday, April 12, 2010

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  • Michael WalkerMichael Walker (3/3/2020 5:31:00 PM)

    A worthwhile life is like a poem, but living that life comes first.

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  • Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (4/5/2015 10:22:00 AM)

    A great teaching to the humans....

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  • Kim BarneyKim Barney (4/5/2015 6:01:00 AM)

    Profound concept when you think about it, uttered in few words. Short and sweet.

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  • Sara D (4/22/2012 2:14:00 PM)

    Very simple, yet very beautiful.

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