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Wendell Berry - Woods

I part the out thrusting branches
and come in beneath
the blessed and the blessing trees.
Though I am silent
there is singing around me.
Though I am dark
there is vision around me.
Though I am heavy
there is flight around me.

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Poet: Wendell Berry
Poem: Woods
Volume: A Part
Year: Published/Written in 1980

Comment 1 of 1, added on November 13th, 2009 at 11:28 AM.
I found serenity in reading this...

This is beautiful poem! I want to share it with the immediate family of my cousin. He found some similarities in the plight of the American Chestnut and related it to his medical condition. SPD

sid from United States

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