Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau Poems

Henry David Thoreau is one of the most important writers of the transcendentalist movement. He wrote essays, poems, and philosophical works. His best-known work is Walden. His works are known for their close observations of nature, symbolism, and history. He published Poems of Nature in 1895. Read more about Henry David Thoreau.


by Henry David Thoreau

‘Friendship’ is about the love Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson had for one another. This poem describes the nature of true devotion and how two souls are tied in a bond of love, goodness, and truthfulness.

Indeed, Indeed I Cannot Tell

by Henry David Thoreau

Thoreau’s ‘Indeed, Indeed I cannot Tell’ was written about Ellen Sewall. This piece manages to relate with almost every living human being and communicates a feeling that is familiar for many.

My Prayer

by Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau, the poet to ‘My Prayer’, has fascinated readers for generations because he was clearly ahead of his

Tall Ambrosia

by Henry David Thoreau

’Tall Ambrosia’ by Henry David Thoreau is a beautiful depiction of the joy one can take from the natural world, specifically in a field of ambrosia.

The Inward Morning

by Henry David Thoreau

‘The Inward Morning’ by Henry David Thoreau is a complex poem that taps into many of the traditional beliefs of the transcendental poets.

The Thaw

by Henry David Thoreau

‘The Thaw’ by Henry David Thoreau describes a speaker’s desire to be an integral part of an ecosystem, and his acceptance that he has to remain “silent.”

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