Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson is now remembered as one of the most important transcendental writers. Some of his best-known works are “Nature” and “Self-Reliance”. His other writings spoke out prominently on slavery and national identity. Read more about Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Hamatreya by Ralph Waldo Emerson

The American transcendentalist poet, Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote this beautiful poem, ‘Hamatreya’. It explores the permanence of mother earth in comparison to the transience of human beings.

The River by Ralph Waldo Emerson

‘The River’ is a transcendental poem written by the famous American poet Ralph Waldo Emerson. How the river helps the poet to meditate upon nature as a whole is the crux of the poem.

Water by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Within ‘Water,’ Emerson personifies the force, depicting it as having its own will and the ability to make choices for itself and for civilization. 

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