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Poetry and Miscellany

  • Poem

    Men say they know many things;
    But lo! they have taken wings—
    The arts and sciences,
    And a thousand appliances;
    The wind that blows
    Is all that any body knows.

    ~ Henry David Thoreau

    (in context)

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The Big Oh-One

Posted by Matthew on April 19, 2007

That’s right, my daughter turns one today! Hence, I am far too excited to post anything intelligent! Ha!

Poem: To Say For Going To Sleep, by Rainer Maria Rilke
Thoreau: From Walden, Chapter 1 (“Economy”): ” I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well.”


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