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The Movement of Water

This daughter:

Lies stretched out before me on the sand – beyond her the water.
A fine tip point of a pencil draws a line across it in shadows of light. 105 more words

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The Year of Low Water: Plant Ecology of Walden Pond's Shore, Saturday, September 10, 2016, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Join world-renowned biologist Richard Primack for a walk from the Thoreau House Replica to Thoreau’s cove. Henry David Thoreau kept extensive records of plant flowering and leaf-out times. 84 more words

Interpretive Programs

Swimming into my Future

Rhythm comes easily in the morning. As soon as my body slides between the warm sheets of water I know why I have struggled from my restless bed to come here. 363 more words

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Could You Leave Everything Behind?

Today I am once again interested in a quote by Thoreau. This one particularly stuck out to me because it is something that I have been trying to do for a while now. 618 more words


Literary Poop with Professor Nannerpants - Analysis of Walden by Henry David Thoreau

By: Professor Horatio J. Nannerpants, Literary Scholar/Simian Poop Flinger

Good morrow, 3.5 readers.

My word, it has been ages since I have thrown anything at you, be it literary wisdom, fecal matter, or otherwise. 1,111 more words


A Walk

Aug. 9. Wednesday. —To Boston.
“Walden” published. Elder-berries. Waxwork yellowing.

Henry David Thoreau’s journal entry of August 9, 1854

On August 9, 1854, “Walden, or Life in the Woods” was published. 615 more words


A Different Orientation

These past two weeks I have been arriving at the pond earlier; the beach often almost deserted. I cherish this quiet start to my day. The unhurried ambience of the water before the wind picks up. 333 more words

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