Poem of the Week: Mending Wall

William Harmon's The Top 500 Poems offers us this week's poem, one of my favorites from Robert Frost. "Good fences make good neighbors." Harmon comments here on the proverb Frost so brilliantly embeds within it: "The sentiment can be traced back to Poor Richard's Almanac, but the wording is Frost's own, so that he is alone among…

Advertisements

Poem of the Week: Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front

I have done enough reading online within evangelical-ish circles to know that I should be much farther along in my compulsory Wendell Berry literacy. That said, with a contrite spirit I have neglected my duties no more, and these past few months have found me reading his poetry and a few of his essays. No…