Testament by Wendell Berry

Testament by Wendell Berry And now to the Abyss I pass Of that Unfathomable Grass… 1. Dear relatives and friends, when my last breath Grows…

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To Know the Dark by Wendell Berry

To Know the Dark by Wendell Berry To go in the dark with a light is to know the light. To know the dark, go…

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Manifesto The Mad Farmer Liberation Front by Wendell Berry

Manifesto The Mad Farmer Liberation Front by Wendell Berry Love the quick profit, the annual raise, vacation with pay. Want more of everything ready-made. Be…

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The Silence by Wendell Berry

The Silence by Wendell Berry Though the air is full of singing my head is loud with the labor of words. Though the season is…

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Horseback on Sunday morning by Wendell Berry

Horseback on Sunday morning by Wendell Berry Horseback on Sunday morning, harvest over, we taste persimmon and wild grape, sharp sweet of summer’s end. In…

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The Wish to Be Generous by Wendell Berry

The Wish to Be Generous by Wendell Berry All that I serve will die, all my delights, the flesh kindled from my flesh, garden and…

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Enriching The Earth By Wendell Berry

Enriching the Earth by Wendell Berry To enrich the earth I have sowed clover and grass to grow and die. I have plowed in the…

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The Wild Geese by Wendell Berry

The Wild Geese by Wendell Berry Geese appear high over us, pass, and the sky closes. Abandon, as in love or sleep, holds them to…

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How to Be a Poet by Wendell Berry

How to Be a Poet by Wendell Berry (To remind myself) i Make a place to sit down. Sit down. Be quiet. You must depend…

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The Real Work by Wendell Berry

The Real Work by Wendell Berry It may be that when we no longer know what to do we have come to our real work,…

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Do Not Be Ashamed – Wendell Berry

You will be walking some night in the comfortable dark of your yard and suddenly a great light will shine round about you, and behind…

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The Peace of Wild Things by Wendell Berry

The Peace of Wild Things by Wendell Berry When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least…

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A Spiritual Journey By Wendell Berry

A Spiritual Journey by Wendell Berry And the world cannot be discovered by a journey of miles, no matter how long, but only by a…

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The Peace Of Wild Things – Wendell Berry

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…

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Sabbaths 1999, VII by Wendell Berry

Sabbaths 1999, VII by Wendell Berry Again I resume the long lesson: how small a thing can be pleasing, how little in this hard world…

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Sabbaths 1998, VI by Wendell Berry

Sabbaths 1998, VI by Wendell Berry By expenditure of hope, Intelligence, and work, You think you have it fixed. It is unfixed by rule. Within…

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Sabbaths 1985, V by Wendell Berry

Sabbaths 1985, V by Wendell Berry How long does it take to make the woods? As long as it takes to make the world. The…

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1991-I – Wendell Berry

The year begins with war. Our bombs fall day and night, Hour after hour, by death Abroad appeasing wrath, Folly, and greed at home. Upon…

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