“The Peace of Wild Things” by Wendell Berry

I’m sharing this poem because it came to me at a time when I really needed it. Maybe you feel the same way. Have a great weekend.



  1. […] year ago, I was moved to post Wendell Berry’s fine poem, “The Peace of Wild Things.” Last week my blog blew up because somebody, somewhere, […]

  2. Christina says:

    What book did you find ‘The peace of Wild Things’ in?

    • jimmy says:

      I just hunted around, but failed in my search. I am fairly sure that I found it in a collection selected by Garrison Keillor, titled GOOD POEMS. He’s put out a few, and they are all very good; he has an eye for the accessible poem. I can also recommend GOOD POEMS FOR HARD TIMES, also selected by Keillor. Good luck, sorry I was not more helpful.

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