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Given: Poems

Given - Wendell Berry There were a few moments that stood out to me from this collection:From In a country once forested:"Under the pavement the soil/is dreaming of grass."& from How to be a Poet: There are no unsacred places;there are only sacred placesand desecrated places.From the Sabbaths How we understand the interactions of our past differently as we age:"An old man's mind is a graveyard/where the dead arise."The Acadian flycatcher -His back is the color of a leafin shadow, his belly thatof a leaf in light.