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Jay Eger United States (5/31/2005 4:47:00 PM)

Does anyone know this poem's title? 'When despair for the world grows in me I go and lie down where the wood rake rests in his beauty on the water and the great herron feeds. I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with the fore thought of grief. I come into the presence of still water and feel above me the day blind stars waiting with their light and for a time I rest in the peace of the world and I'm free.' I was told that this poem was by William Blake but have read every one I can find and have not found this one. Please Help!

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  • Rookie Steve Greenaway (6/16/2005 2:40:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply
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    It's by Wendell Berry - The Peace Of Wild Things

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    • Rookie Steve Greenaway (6/16/2005 2:45:00 PM) Post reply

      Two of you on this page looking for it. I pasted the entire thing in a reply just a few messages up.

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