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Wendell Berry - A Warning To My Readers

Do not think me gentle
because I speak in praise
of gentleness, or elegant
because I honor the grace
that keeps this world. I am
a man crude as any,
gross of speech, intolerant,
stubborn, angry, full
of fits and furies. That I 
may have spoken well
at times, is not natural.
A wonder is what it is.

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Poet: Wendell Berry
Poem: A Warning To My Readers
Volume: The Country of Marriage
Year: Published/Written in 1973

Comment 3 of 3, added on September 2nd, 2015 at 8:35 AM.

awPe4i Wow, this piece of writing is good, my sister is analyzing these things, therefore I am going to convey her.

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Comment 2 of 3, added on July 18th, 2014 at 1:36 PM.

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Comment 1 of 3, added on December 6th, 2013 at 5:42 PM.

honest,his style clean certainly relevant,brings to mind Donald Hall,truly this has become The waste land.

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