Ralph Waldo Emerson

(1803 - 1882 / Boston / United States)

Concord Hymn


By the rude bridge that arched the flood,
Their flag to April's breeze unfurled,
Here once the embattled farmers stood
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  • Ahmad Shiddiqi (3/28/2010 10:03:00 PM)

    Magnificent and simple! ! !
    Pastoral, meditative and heroic words.
    Magical spell to all poets as heroes of freedom.
    Transcendentalism in a complete and wonderful way.
    One of very famous opening poems in the world (first stanza) . (Report) Reply

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