poet Wendell Berry

Wendell Berry

The Peace Of Wild Things

When despair grows in me
and I wake in the middle of the night at the least sound
in fear of what my life and my children's lives may be,
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  • Hakim Archuletta (11/21/2020 10:02:00 AM)

    It's really beyond belief that the poems are read by a machine, sort of obscene really.
    Who, how, did anyone imagine that to be OK? Is it some sort of bitter unconscious anger?
    Does that architect secretly hate poetry itself?

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  • Sade’ (7/23/2020 7:13:00 PM)

    Very beautiful poem however is it appropriate other then that I loved the poem

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  • Ivy L (7/13/2020 9:44:00 PM)

    The poem starts out, “When despair for the world grows in me.“ You skipped an important part

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  • Sushree Bibhuprada B PriyadarshiniSushree Bibhuprada B Priyadarshini (6/12/2020 11:58:00 PM)

    This is really a nice poetry

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  • VLAshley (5/21/2020 12:46:00 PM)

    The imagery is beautiful, like, dude... I feel like we, as a species, can feel the pain of empathy far too strongly. A curse and a blessing.

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  • Elizabeth (5/18/2020 4:30:00 PM)

    The timing, now, especially...stirs me. Oh this man gets it. A stunning reminder.

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  • lili zamorano (4/21/2020 8:53:00 AM)

    I have come to this poem over and over when I am in despair. I helps me center my thoughts at how simple joy can come.

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  • Frances Winfield (3/29/2020 10:09:00 PM)

    How beautiful. As a fellow conservationist, These words touched my heart.

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  • Sarah ShahzadSarah Shahzad (12/23/2019 5:26:00 AM)

    Wonderful, it is an amazing piece of poetry! keep sharing..

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  • Chinedu DikeChinedu Dike (10/7/2019 6:31:00 PM)

    Beautiful rendition of words to utmost justice. A poignant work from a sober mind.

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  • Bhagabat Prasad HottaBhagabat Prasad Hotta (9/17/2019 7:26:00 AM)

    Nice poem sir.so beautiful

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  • Dave Chisholm (4/7/2019 11:32:00 PM)

    A beautiful poem! Who did the art-work next to the Rillito River in Tucson, AZ which acconmpanies this poem? (chisholm@email.arizona, edu)

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  • A beautiful poem! (4/7/2019 11:30:00 PM)

    Who did the beautiful art-work next to the Rillito River in Tucson, AZ (near Campbell Ave.) which accompanies
    this poem?

    Dave Chisholm
    chisholm@email.arizonal.edu

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  • Oten Vivian (2/25/2019 2:57:00 PM)

    Add a comment.Beautiful

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  • Mohammed YunusMohammed Yunus (11/19/2018 5:15:00 AM)

    amaazing poetry....liked....! !

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  • Nazmia (8/16/2018 8:05:00 AM)

    This version has a lot of mistakes... it's not correct

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  • Heads (7/8/2018 8:35:00 AM)

    Nice poem i liked it it was so goooooooooooooood

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  • Rafique Gibran (5/22/2018 12:39:00 AM)

    The only solution is to be calm and passion. Nice work

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  • Heads (5/18/2018 12:36:00 AM)

    Nice poem i liked it it was guuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuud

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  • William G (4/25/2018 10:05:00 AM)

    i love wendell berry and his long catalog of deep and inspiring poems. teehee, dab on em

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    Jack ???(5/2/2018 7:38:00 PM)

    tanner fox vs ricegum brother? ? ? ?

    dab on them haters am i right? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

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