Category Archives: Berry (Wendell)

Life Is Bigger Than Flesh

Wendell Berry’s “Testament” can console those who have lost loved ones.

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Inundated by E-Mail? A Mixed Solution

Wendell Berry has a poem addressing a fantasy many of us have had: jettisoning all our mail (and now, e-mail).

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Poems Teach Us to Be Wise

Two young student athletes in my Intro to Literature took important lessons from “Rime of the Ancient Mariner” and a Wendell Berry poem.

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Coming into the Peace of Wild Things

Wendell Barry’s “Peace of Wild Things” provides a vision that can help counteract what Thomas Merton identifies as the most common form of innate violence: the rush and pressure of modern life.

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