Henry David Thoreau

Concord, Massachusetts
Henry David Thoreau
Concord, Massachusetts
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O Nature! I do not aspire
To be the highest in thy choir, -
To be a meteor in thy sky,
Or comet that may range on high;
Only a zephyr that may blow
Among the reeds by the river low;
Give me thy most privy place
Where to run my airy race.

In some withdrawn, unpublic mead
Let me sigh upon a reed,
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Michael Walker 27 July 2019
It is striking how much Thoreau liked living alone with nature, rather than in society. He was a true individualist ('un grand solitaire') and he gave the world the great idea of civil disobedience. A prophet.
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Paras alone 12 August 2018
Thie is nice poem
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M Asim Nehal 07 December 2016
And the nature invites us to enjoy...
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