Henry David Thoreau

(12 July 1817 – 6 May 1862 / Concord, Massachusetts)

Men Say They Know Many Things - Poem by Henry David Thoreau

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.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 12, 2010

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