Ralph Waldo Emerson

(1803 - 1882 / Boston / United States)

Ralph Waldo Emerson Poems

81. My Garden 1/3/2003
82. The Sphinx 1/3/2003
83. The Problem 1/3/2003
84. Friendship 4/6/2010
85. To-Day 1/3/2003
86. Threnody 1/13/2003
87. Berrying 1/13/2003
88. Wealth 1/3/2003
89. Rubies 1/3/2003
90. Character 4/6/2010
91. Loss And Gain 1/13/2003
92. The Past 1/3/2003
93. The Rhodora 1/3/2003
94. Each And All 1/13/2003
95. Alphonso Of Castile 1/13/2003
96. Bacchus 1/4/2003
97. Compensation 1/13/2003
98. The Snow-Storm 1/3/2003
99. Ode To Beauty 1/13/2003
100. Eros 1/3/2003
101. Grace 1/3/2003
102. Nature 4/6/2010
103. Astr&Aelig; 1/13/2003
104. The Apology 1/3/2003
105. Art 4/6/2010
106. Celestial Love 1/13/2003
107. Culture 4/6/2010
108. Good-Bye 1/3/2003
109. Brahma 4/6/2010
110. D&Aelig;Monic Love 1/13/2003
111. Concord Hymn 1/3/2003
112. Fable 1/3/2003
113. Beauty 4/6/2010
114. Days 1/3/2003
115. Dirge 1/13/2003
116. Song Of Nature 1/3/2003
117. The Bell 1/3/2003
118. Give All To Love 1/3/2003
119. Fate 1/3/2003
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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Alphonso Of Castile

I Alphonso live and learn,
Seeing nature go astern.
Things deteriorate in kind,
Lemons run to leaves and rind,
Meagre crop of figs and limes,
Shorter days and harder times.
Flowering April cools and dies
In the insufficient skies;
Imps at high Midsummer blot

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