Poetry in Motion
Men Say They Know Many ThingsHenry David Thoreau
Men Say They Know Many Things
Men say they know many things;
But lo! they have taken wings, —
The arts and sciences,
And a thousand appliances;
The wind that blows
Is all that any body knows.
Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862).
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