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My Life Has Been The Poem

Henry David Thoreau 1817 (Concord) – 1862 (Concord)



My life has been the poem
I would have writ,
But I could not both live
and utter it.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau was an American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, historian, and leading transcendentalist. more…

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