Ralph Waldo Emerson

(1803 - 1882 / Boston / United States)

Suum Cuique


The rain has spoiled the farmer's day;
Shall sorrow put my books away?
Thereby are two days lost:
Nature shall mind her own affairs,
I will attend my proper cares,
In rain, or sun, or frost.

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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