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Excerpt from “At a Country Funeral” by Wendell Berry

September 11, 2012 Leave a comment Go to comments

What we owe the future
is not a new start, for we can only begin
with what has happened. We owe the future
the past, the long knowledge
that is the potency of time to come.
That makes of a man’s grave a rich furrow.

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