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|Birthday:||August 5, 1934|
|Educated At:||University Of Kentucky, Millersburg Military Institute, Stanford University|
|Nationality:||United States Of America|
|Occupations:||Farmer, Author, Novelist, Writer, Poet|
Birthday: August 5, 1934
Educated At: University Of Kentucky, Millersburg Military Institute, Stanford University
Nationality: United States Of America
Occupations: Farmer, Author, Novelist, Writer, Poet
But we stayed there and did the work, were even glad to do it, and experienced no futurological fits. When we were done we told stories and laughed and talked a long time, sitting on a post pile in the shade of a big elm. It was a pleasing day.
Why was it pleasing? Nobody will ever figure that out by a “logical projection.” The matter is too complex and too profound for logic. It was pleasing, for one thing, because we got done. That does not make logic, but it makes sense. For another thing, it was good hay, and we got it up in good shape. For another, we like each other and we work together because we want to.”
and I wake in the night at the least sound
in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be,
I go and lie down where the wood drake
rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds.
I come into the peace of wild things
who do not tax their lives with forethought
of grief. I come into the presence of still water.
And I feel above me the day-blind stars
waiting with their light. For a time
I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.”