Wendell Berry: The Peace of Wild Things
May 18, 2021– The Peace of Wild Things is a beautiful animated film of a poem written and read by Wendell Berry as part of the On Being Project’s Poetry Films series, featuring animated interpretations of beloved poems. This poem is a warm invitation to go back to our first memories of peace and joy, perhaps lying in the grass on a sunny hill, listening to the sounds of birds and insects, when suddenly, for a moment, “we are free!” (7 readings)
To take actionWriting a poem for yourself is a wonderful way to explore the desires of the heart, and a poem about any aspect of nature, or even wild things, can lead you to the same inner freedom that Berry talks about. Give it a try today.
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