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On Being Asked During a National Crisis to Write a Poem in Celebration of the Bicentennial of Ralph Waldo Emerson | The Nation

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On Being Asked During a National Crisis to Write a Poem in Celebration of the Bicentennial of Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Caught up in a metaphorical swoon

by the oversoul in his head

War is on its last legs, he said.

The question is only How Soon.

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