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Analysis and comments on Inspiration by Henry David Thoreau

Comment 3 of 3, added on January 11th, 2010 at 10:11 AM.
re:comment two

this poem has nothing to do with jesus.

anonymous from United States
Comment 2 of 3, added on February 13th, 2009 at 3:40 AM.

I think this is a lovely poem which talks about how we can only do
beautiful things if we let Jesus take control :) I loved it !

Rebecca from United States
Comment 1 of 3, added on December 25th, 2004 at 9:42 PM.

Thoreau was moved by life and the creation around him and expressed his
feelings in words of his poem. Many men and women have done so in past and
are doing so in present by word, music, painting, teaching and in living!
However, only about 40 men in history have been 'moved' by God in producing
what is today called Holy Bible! This book undoubtedly moved Thoreau in
thinking about life and trying to understand it's meaning. However, nobody
can define what life is! There is only one word that can start to do so and
the word is miracle! Miracle is defined as something wonderful not fully
understood. As Thoreau was moved by life and it's creations, so we can be
moved by reading his poems and be directed to the greatest inspirator in
life, God!

Joseph from Australia

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Poet: Henry David Thoreau
Poem: Inspiration
Added: Feb 7 2004
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Poem of the Day: Aug 31 2008


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