Journey wendell berry

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Berry is the author of more than thirty books of poetry, essays, and novels. There are no easy answers, although sometimes a burst of insight gives us peace. The ground of our feet — The ground, which we primarily know via our feet, is that which holds our home.

I saw the passages worn by the unnumbered footfalls of those whose eyes were fixed upon the objective.

The races and the sexes now intermingled perfectly in pursuit of the objective. Poems and Prayers A poem or prayer is featured here each week. By which we arrive at The ground of our feet Learn to be at home. Men, women, and children now pursued the objective as if nobody ever had pursued it before. I visited the offices where for the sake of the objective the planners planned at blank desks set in rows. Life is paradox, in every way. Wendell Berry born A Timbered Choir Even while I dreamed I prayed that what I saw was only fear and no foretelling, for I saw the last known landscape destroyed for the sake of the objective, the soil bludgeoned, the rock blasted. I saw the passages worn by the unnumbered footfalls of those whose eyes were fixed upon the objective. Every place had been displaced, every love unloved, every vow unsworn, every word unmeant to make way for the passage of the crowd of the individuated, the autonomous, the self-actuated, the homeless with their many eyes opened toward the objective which they did not yet perceive in the far distance, having never known where they were going, having never known where they came from. Among his honors and awards are fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundations, a Lannan Foundation Award, and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

By which we arrive at — We arrive as each step our foot meets the earth. Dwelling is entering into a spiritual journey of our home. He attended the University of Kentucky at Lexington where he received a B.

I visited the loud factories where the machines were made that would drive ever forward toward the objective. Of one inch - My journey is both short, and long.

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Am I so dense I need many incarnations? My life is short, when considered within the cosmos, yet each moment is as long as I live into them.

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This life is a block in the making of a great temple. No paradox there! The races and the sexes now intermingled perfectly in pursuit of the objective.

There are no easy answers, although sometimes a burst of insight gives us peace. Of one inch - My journey is both short, and long. A journey — Just how long is my journey? Among his honors and awards are fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundations, a Lannan Foundation Award, and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Poems and Prayers A poem or prayer is featured here each week. Very arduous — The unfolding of my life demands attention, reflection, sitting with difficult questions. By which we arrive at The ground of our feet Learn to be at home. Every place had been displaced, every love unloved, every vow unsworn, every word unmeant to make way for the passage of the crowd of the individuated, the autonomous, the self-actuated, the homeless with their many eyes opened toward the objective which they did not yet perceive in the far distance, having never known where they were going, having never known where they came from. I visited the offices where for the sake of the objective the planners planned at blank desks set in rows.

Their passing had obliterated the graves and the monuments of those who had died in pursuit of the objective and who had long ago forever been forgotten, according to the inevitable rule that those who have forgotten forget that they have forgotten.

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