Biography of Wendell Berry
an American man of letters, academic, cultural and economic critic, and farmer. He is a prolific author of novels, short stories, poems, and essays. He is also an elected member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers and a recipient of The National Humanities Medal.
- The Peace of Wild Things
- What We Need Is Here
- Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Fro...
- A Meeting in A Part
- A Timbered Choir
- The Hidden Singer
- The Country Of Marriage
- A Warning To My Readers
- The Mad Farmer Revolution
- In A Motel Parking Lot, Thinking Of Dr. ...
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,
I go and lie down where the wood drake
rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds.
I come into the peace of wild things
who do not tax their lives with forethought
of grief. I come into the presence of still water.
And I feel above me the day-blind stars