Poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Apology, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Think me not unkind and rude
That I walk alone in grove and glen;
I go to the god of the wood
...

April, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

The April winds are magical
And thrill our tuneful frames;
The garden walks are passional
To ...

Art, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Give to barrows, trays and pans
Grace and glimmer of romance;
Bring the moonlight into noon
...

Astraea, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Each the herald is who wrote
His rank, and quartered his own coat.
There is no king nor sovere...

Bacchus, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Bring me wine, but wine which never grew
In the belly of the grape,
Or grew on vine whose tap...

Beauty, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Was never form and never face
So sweet to Seyd as only grace
Which did not slumber like a stone...

Berrying, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

'May be true what I had heard, --
Earth's a howling wilderness,
Truculent with fraud and force...

Boston, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

SICUT PATRIBUS, SIT DEUS NOBIS The rocky nook with hilltops three
Looked eastward from the far...

The Chartist's Complaint, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Day! Hast thou two faces,
Making one place two places?
One, by humble farmer seen,
Chill an...

Circles, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nature centres into balls,
And her proud ephemerals,
Fast to surface and outside,
Scan the ...

Compensation, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Why should I keep holiday
When other men have none?
Why but because, when these are gay,
I s...

Compensation, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

The wings of Time are black and white,
Pied with morning and with night.
Mountain tall and oce...

Concord Hymn, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

SUNG AT THE COMPLETION OF THE BATTLE MONUMENT, JULY 4, 1837 By the rude bridge that arched the...

Culture, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Can rules or tutors educate
The semigod whom we await?
He must be musical,
Tremulous, impres...