In my deeply entrenched love for poetry, I have decided to share a poem a day for the whole of October. Since I am reading one of Wendell Berry’s novels, Hannah Coulter, at the moment, I’m going to kick off this bonanza of verse with one of Mr. Berry’s own.
The Peace of Wild Things
Wendell Berry, “The Peace of Wild Things” from The Selected Poems of Wendell Berry. Copyright © 1998.
Printed here from the book Risking Everything: 110 Poems of Love and Revelation edited by Roger Housden