[Skip Navigation]

Plagiarist Poetry Sites: Plagiarist.com | Poetry X | Poetry Discussion Forums | Open Poetry Project | Joycean.org
Enter our Poetry Contest
Win Cash and Publication!

Plagiarist.com Archive

Read more poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson: Ralph Waldo Emerson Poems at Poetry X.

More poems by Ralph Waldo EmersonRalph Waldo Emerson | Print this page.Print | View and Write CommentsComments | Books by Ralph Waldo EmersonBooks by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Days

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Daughters of Time, the hypocritic Days,
Muffled and dumb like barefoot dervishes,
And marching single in an endless file,
Bring diadems and fagots in their hands.
To each they offer gifts after his will,
Bread, kingdoms, stars, and sky that holds them all.
I, in my pleached garden, watched the pomp,
Forgot my morning wishes, hastily
Took a few herbs and apples, and the Day
Turned and departed silent. I, too late,
Under her solemn fillet saw the scorn.

Added: 6 Oct 2002 | Last Read: 19 Apr 2018 6:05 AM | Viewed: 12864 times

A PoetryNotes™ Analysis of Days by Ralph Waldo Emerson, is Available!

A PoetryNotes™ eBook is available for this poem for delivery within 24 hours, and usually available within minutes during normal business hours.

ON SALE - only $29.95 19.95!

For more information...


URL: http://plagiarist.com/poetry/7207/ | Viewed on 19 April 2018.
Copyright ©2018 Plagiarist - All rights reserved.