Poetry, VOLUME 12

Wendell Berry Poems – Seven of Our Favorites!

Today (August 5th) marks the birthday of Kentucky farmer-poet Wendell Berry…

We honor the occasion with seven of our favorite poems by him …

 

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The Future
Wendell Berry

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Given: Poems

Snippet:
For God’s sake, be done
with this jabber of “a better world.”
What blasphemy! No “futuristic”
twit or child thereof ever
in embodied light will see
a better world than this, though they
foretell inevitably a worse.

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C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com


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