Ralph Waldo Emerson

(1803 - 1882 / Boston / United States)

Eros - Poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson

The sense of the world is short, -
Long and various the report, -
To love and be beloved;
Men and gods have not outlearned it;
And, how oft soe'er they've turned it,
'Tis not to be improved.


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  • Ratnakar Mandlik (3/2/2016 2:25:00 AM)


    A beautifully penned short and sweet poem. Thanks for sharing here. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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