Wendell Berry Reads 3 New Poems from THIS DAY! [Video]

December 27, 2013 — Leave a comment

 

Wendell BerryOne of the Best Books of 2013 is…

This Day: New and Collected Sabbath Poems: 1979-2012

Wendell Berry

Hardback: Counterpoint Press, 2013
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Read excerpts from ERB editor Chris Smith’s review of Wendell Berry’s THIS DAY.
 
Earlier this month, Wendell Berry gave the Chubb Lecture at Yale University.  While the whole lecture and the conversation following it is well-worth your time, the session closes with Wendell Berry reading three new poems from THIS DAY.  We have cued the video below to start at the beginning of this reading.
 
The poems read here are: “Times Will Come As They Must” (2013, starts at 1:13:35), “After the Long Weeks” (2012, 1:17:45) and “As A Child, the Mad Farmer Saw Easily” (2012, 1:18:45).