Sitting quietly, doing nothing, Spring comes, and the grass grows, by itself.
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Wendell Berry: The Peace of Wild Things

Wendell Berry: The Peace of Wild Things

May 18, 2021-- The Peace of Wild Things is a beautifully animated film of a poem written and read by Wendell Berry as part of the Poetry Films series of the On Being Project, which features animated interpretations of beloved poems. This poem is a warm invitation to return to our early memories of peace and joy, perhaps lying in the grass on a sunny hill, listening to bird and insect sounds, when suddenly, for a moment, "we are free!" (3715 reads)


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Take ActionWriting a poem yourself is a wonderful way to explore the heart's desires, and a poem about any aspect of nature, or even the Wild Things, can bring you to that same inner freedom Berry speaks about. Try it today.



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