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  1. says:

    You can almost smell the earth and hear the bird song Honest Tender Observant Measured Connected Wendell Berry is so full of love and respect for God s creation and his own small place in it.


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    They span the years 1979 to 2013 For all those years the poet Wendell Berry has been in the habit of taking solitary Sunday walks around his farm and holdings in Kentucky And in the habit of writing poems about what he saw and experienced on those walks The result is an impressively extensive body of work called Sabbath Poems They re published in their entirety as This Day Sabbath Poems Collected and New 1979 2013.These are all relatively short poems They re meditative and Thoreau like Th They span the years 1979 to 2013 For all those years the poet Wendell Berry has been in the habit of taking solitary Sunday walks around his farm and holdings in Kentucky And in the habit of writing poems about what he saw and experienced on those walks The result is an impressively extensive body of work called Sabbath Poems They re published in their entirety as This Day Sabbath Poems Collected and New 1979 2013.These are all relatively short poems They re medi...


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    A littlethan a decade ago I read A Timbered Choir, Berry s first collection of Sabbath Poems They didn t stick with my quite as well as the poems in his earlier Collected Poems did, but I still gathered some favourites from them.This is an updated collection of Sabbath poems that includes all of A Timbered Choir andSabbath poems written since then, up through 2012 Noticeable in this volume are Berry s reactions to the Iraq War years.Berry srecent poems co...


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    There are not many books that I finish and think, what am I going to do now How should I move on from this When the kid in Virginia told me I should read Berry s poetry, I thought that it would be hard to do It wasn t I loved it I a...


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    This is the newest edition of Wendell Berry s poems inspired by his solitary Sunday walks around his Kentucky farm, written from 1979 to 2013 Inspirational, filled with spiritual longing, politcs, wonderings at the natural, and human, worldhappy, sad, beautiul poems here Wonderful


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    It is mildly rrdiculous for a reader to give stars for a rating to a book of poems as wonderful as this one But I do, hoping others will follow the stars to the poet and learn from him, as I have.


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    Peaceful, reflective, simple all like a good Sunday in Kentucky Berry s sabbaths make you feel as you traversed his plains, hiked in his woods, marveled at nature s dance before his eyes, all wrapped in a reverence of the creator and the occasional disdain for the created who don t share in his gratefulness of the gift of it all His writing growsfluid as the years traipse by and the introspection remains consistent The imagery at times seems so tangible that the reader transports eas Peaceful, reflective, simple all like a good Sunday in Kentucky Berry s sabbaths make you feel as you traversed his plains, hiked in his woods, marveled at nature s dance before his eyes, all wrapp...


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    Wendell Berry might have been described by Thoreau as a Sainte Terrer , a Holy Lander forever on pilgrimage towards his spiritual home Berry s collection of Sabbath poems were written over a lifetime of Sundays while roaming the fields and backwoods of his native Kentucky contemplating themes of nature, community, economics, simplicity, love, life, death and the after life Berry is one of the prophetic ...


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    I thought this was a great collection of poems with the following being some of the ones that I truly liked 10, 18, 25, 56, 59, 66, 78, 80, 89107, 110, 114, 136, 141, 142, 143, 151, 165, 172, 174, 199, 203, 241, 242, 321, 329, 389However, the thing that I li...


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    Starting reading this on the subway reading the introduction that said that the book is best read in a quiet place in nature I guess the subway is the second best place to read this book I have had the book out in my living room, and friends who have seen it have said they want...


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This Day For Nearly Thirty Five Years, Wendell Berry Has Been At Work On A Series Of Poems Occasioned By His Solitary Sunday Walks Around His Farm In Kentucky From Riverfront And Meadows, To Grass Fields And Woodlots, Every Inch Of This Hillside Farm Lives In These Poems, As Do The Poet S Constant Companions In Memory And Occasion, Family And Animals, Who Have With Berry Created His Home Place With Love And Gratitude.There Are Poems Of Spiritual Longing And Political Extremity, Memorials And Celebrations, Elegies And Lyrics That Include Some Of The Most Beautiful Domestic Poems In American Literature, Alongside The Occasional Rants Of The Mad Farmer, Pushed To The Edge Yet Again By His Compatriots And Elected Officials.With The Publication Of This New Complete Edition, It Is Becoming Increasingly Clear That The Sabbath Poems Have Become The Very Heart Of Berry S Entire Work And These Magnificent Poems, Taken As A Whole, Have Become One Of The Greatest Contributions Ever Made To American Poetry.