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Wendell Berry

Henry County, Kentucky
Friday, January 3, 2003

The Peace Of Wild Things Comments

Rating: 4.8
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

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Hakim Archuletta 21 November 2020
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’ 23 July 2020
Very beautiful poem however is it appropriate other then that I loved the poem
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Ivy L 13 July 2020
The poem starts out, “When despair for the world grows in me.“ You skipped an important part
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This is really a nice poetry
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VLAshley 21 May 2020
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 18 May 2020
The timing, now, especially...stirs me. Oh this man gets it. A stunning reminder.
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lili zamorano 21 April 2020
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 29 March 2020
How beautiful. As a fellow conservationist, These words touched my heart.
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Sarah Shahzad 23 December 2019
Wonderful, it is an amazing piece of poetry! keep sharing..
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Chinedu Dike 07 October 2019
Beautiful rendition of words to utmost justice. A poignant work from a sober mind.
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Bhagabat Prasad Hotta 17 September 2019
Nice poem sir.so beautiful
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Dave Chisholm 07 April 2019
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! 07 April 2019
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 25 February 2019
Add a comment.Beautiful
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Mohammed Yunus 19 November 2018
amaazing poetry....liked....! !
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Nazmia 16 August 2018
This version has a lot of mistakes... it's not correct
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Heads 08 July 2018
Nice poem i liked it it was so goooooooooooooood
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Rafique Gibran 22 May 2018
The only solution is to be calm and passion. Nice work
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Heads 18 May 2018
Nice poem i liked it it was guuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuud
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William G 25 April 2018
i love wendell berry and his long catalog of deep and inspiring poems. teehee, dab on em
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Jack ??? 02 May 2018
tanner fox vs ricegum brother? ? ? ? dab on them haters am i right? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
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