Tag Archives: John Burroughs

Something Wonderful

This beautiful poem is a gift to us from Ermira Mitre, a lovely poetess and member of my Poetry Appreciation Group: Waiting      John Burroughs Serene, I fold my hands and wait, Nor care for wind nor tide nor sea; I … Continue reading

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Fellow Travelers

From 1870 through 1920, the great visionary and naturalist Jon Burroughs penned more than two dozen books of nature essays with the goal of encouraging a love of the wilderness. He also wrote the first biography of Walt Whitman ever … Continue reading

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World Makers

“I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see. The longer I … Continue reading

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