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On Seeing The Daibutsu - At Kamakura, Japan

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Ella Wheeler Wilcox's vivid account of her experience seeing the Daibutsu at Kamakura, Japan is both captivating and insightful. Through her detailed descriptions and emotive language, she brings the magnificent statue to life, allowing readers to feel as if they are standing right beside her, marveling at its grandeur.

Wilcox's passion for the beauty and spirituality of the Daibutsu is evident throughout the text, as she reflects on its history and significance with reverence and awe. Her writing is both poetic and informative, offering readers a deeper understanding of the cultural and religious importance of this iconic statue.

Overall, Wilcox's essay on the Daibutsu is a powerful and engaging read that will leave readers with a newfound appreciation for this remarkable piece of Japanese history. Her words not only paint a vivid picture of the statue itself, but also convey the profound sense of wonder and admiration that she experienced during her visit.

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volunteers bring you 11 recordings of On Seeing The Daibutsu - At Kamakura, Japan by Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 6, 2022.
Ella Wheeler started writing poetry at the age of 8, her first poem was published when she was 13. By the time she graduated high school, she was recognized as a poet in her own state of Wisconsin. - Summary by David Lawrence

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