Ralph Waldo Emerson

(1803 - 1882 / Boston / United States)

Ralph Waldo Emerson Poems

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

Comments about Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • Shivani (11/21/2017 9:14:00 AM)

    Your too good poet

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  • Printfromvintage Website Printfromvintage Website (2/22/2016 11:35:00 AM)

    We have found a never-before-seen rough draft of Emerson's famed poem FABLE. See it at: http: //printfromvintage.com/2016/02/16/found-a-handwritten-poem-by-ralph-waldo-emerson-in-a-book-from-1845/

    It was handwritten in the back of a book from 1845 and later published with a correction in his book POEMS in 1846.

  • Kelley Tom (1/26/2016 5:09:00 PM)

    Who else loves Emerson a LOT? I personally love him.

  • V.muthu Manickam V.muthu Manickam (11/12/2015 8:52:00 AM)

    Emerson is a truly unique gift of the god to literature. A poet greatly recognized forever and everywhere. Hats off him.

  • Lee Schneider (11/24/2013 3:59:00 AM)

    If he would be alive I would tell him:
    a. If a worst is, that man knows, it is ridiculous to be scared of unknown.
    b. If a best is, that man knows, it is smart to be scared of unknown.
    The question is: ''Who is happier? ''
    Dear Ralph Waldo Emerson!
    In spite you were b. and I am a. I consider myself happier than you were. That is why I share and like much all your minor verse

  • Lee Caldwell (9/18/2005 8:14:00 AM)

    No finer Poet in the World. Emerson is one of a kind, a unique, eloquent Master of the Word and Phrase

Best Poem of Ralph Waldo Emerson


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

Read the full of Fate


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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