I Have Great Faith in a Seed

by Henry David Thoreau

Though I do not believe that
a plant will spring up
where no seed has been,
I have great faith in a seed.

Convince me
that you have a seed there,
and I am prepared
to expect wonders.






National Simplicity Day is observed on July 12th in Thoreau's honor. Thoreau was an advocate for living a life of simplicity.

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I Have Great Faith in a Seed
Henry David Thoreau
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