Orphics: I. Smoke. — II. Haze

By Henry D. Thoreau I. Smoke Light-winged Smoke, Icarian bird, Melting thy pinions in thy upward flight, Lark without song, and messenger of dawn, Circling above the hamlets as thy nest; … Read more

The Moon

By Henry D. Thoreau      Time wears her not; she doth his chariot guide; Mortality below her orb is placed. RALEIGH. The full-orbed moon with unchanged ray Mounts up the … Read more


Nature O NATURE! I do not aspire To be the highest in thy quire, – To be a meteor in the sky, Or comet that may range on high ; … Read more