Thankfully, I overcame all those negative presumptions and started reading.
Berry's words, his imagery and description, come alive and touch the heart... and impart on us through each poem to beginning healing, and then to act...
Rich and evocative imagery, with themes enigmatic enough to keep you thinking about each poem long after you've read it.
I love Wendell Berry's poems because they about the natural world and are written simply. So beautiful, and reach me in a very spiritual way--so perfect for reading on the Sabbath... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Teacher Jan
A Timbered Choir: The Sabbath Poems 1979-1997 by Wendell Berry are a gentle collection of poems centered around Sunday walks through the woods and fields, and reflections on God,... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Eric Maroney
The poems in A Timbered Choir touch the heart and challenge the inner vision of the reader. The observations and insights about nature, man and spirit, gathered on his Sunday... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Sandra E. Bush
Rich and evocative imagery, with themes enigmatic enough to keep you thinking about each poem long after you've read it.Published 22 months ago by Zelda
If you have not read much poetry and need to slow down, create some space for reflection, and consider sabbath, a good place to start is with this book of poems.Published on January 16, 2013 by Mike Sohm
I like Berry's poetry very much, but not this collection. It is just too preoccupied with death and dying to suit my taste. Read morePublished on January 12, 2013 by Raven Ranch
This book is appropriately subtitled, "The Sabbath Poems 1979-1997." For that is what this volume contains: the meditations and response of a poet taking time apart from the rush... Read morePublished on December 13, 2010 by Eric Cheng
Mr. Berry that Kentucky philosopher/poet is carrying on with his slow and steady turning. It may seem antithetical to the very being of American hurly-burly, but the agrarian Mr. Read morePublished on February 5, 2010 by M. Bromberg