Ralph Waldo Emerson

(1803 - 1882 / Boston / United States)

Ralph Waldo Emerson Poems

1. Water 11/24/2014
2. To Laugh Often And Much 3/9/2015
3. A Nation's Strength 1/17/2015
4. Glory Of Friendship 12/9/2014
5. To Rhea 4/6/2010
6. Forerunners 4/6/2010
7. The Cumberland 4/6/2010
8. The Chartist's Complaint 4/6/2010
9. Quatrains 4/6/2010
10. Letters 4/6/2010
11. The Adirondacs 4/6/2010
12. The Visit 4/6/2010
13. Una 4/6/2010
14. Lover's Petition 4/6/2010
15. The World-Soul 4/6/2010
16. Heroism 4/6/2010
17. The Test 4/6/2010
18. Solution 4/6/2010
19. From The Persian Of Hafiz I 4/6/2010
20. Waldeinsamkeit 4/6/2010
21. Politics 4/6/2010
22. Manners 4/6/2010
23. Voluntaries 4/6/2010
24. From The Persian Of Hafiz Ii 4/6/2010
25. Woodnotes 4/6/2010
26. In Memoriam 4/6/2010
27. Guy 4/6/2010
28. The River Note 4/6/2010
29. The Amulet 4/6/2010
30. To-Day 4/6/2010
31. The Titmouse 4/6/2010
32. The Humble Bee 4/6/2010
33. Poems 4/6/2010
34. Gnothi Seauton 4/6/2010
35. The Earth 4/6/2010
36. Love And Thought 4/6/2010
37. Experience 4/6/2010
38. Unity 4/6/2010
39. Merlin's Song 4/6/2010
40. May-Day 4/6/2010
Best Poem of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fate

Deep in the man sits fast his fate
To mould his fortunes, mean or great:
Unknown to Cromwell as to me
Was Cromwell's measure or degree;
Unknown to him as to his horse,
If he than his groom be better or worse.
He works, plots, fights, in rude affairs,
With squires, lords, kings, his craft compares,
Till late he learned, through doubt and fear,
Broad England harbored not his peer:
Obeying time, the last to own
The Genius from its cloudy throne.
For the prevision is allied
Unto the thing so signified;
Or say, the foresight that awaits
Is...

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Eros

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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