Hamlin Garland

(1860-1940 / the United States)

Do You Fear The Wind - Poem by Hamlin Garland

Do you fear the force of the wind,
The slash of the rain?
Go face them and fight them,
Be savage again.
Go hungry and cold like the wolf,
Go wade like the crane:
The palms of your hands will thicken,
The skin of your cheek will tan,
You'll grow ragged and weary and swarthy,
But you'll walk like a man!


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  • (8/28/2019 11:41:00 AM)

    That is very beautiful poem (Report)Reply

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  • (7/8/2019 8:58:00 PM)

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  • (10/7/2018 10:18:00 AM)

    My grade four teacher did not see this poem as a metaphor for facing all of life's challenges with stoic courage, but rather that some people really were too stupid to come in from the rain.
    I was appalled by her shallow blindness but in my cowardliness remained silent.
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  • (8/23/2018 9:37:00 PM)

    paraphrasing of this poem (Report)Reply

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  • (8/23/2018 9:36:00 PM)

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  • (8/13/2018 9:54:00 PM)

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  • (8/13/2018 9:53:00 PM)

    Do you fear the wind (Report)Reply

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  • (6/27/2018 2:37:00 AM)

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  • (6/26/2018 10:30:00 PM)

    I require the short questions for the poem ,do you fear the wind. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 27, 2010



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