Emerson, Ralph Waldo - The Poet - Inspiration, a lover, a poet, is the transcendency of its own nature, him it will suffer
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Ralph Waldo Emerson – The Poet
This insight, which expresses itself by what is called Imagination, is a very high sort of seeing, which does not come by study, but by the intellect being where and what it sees, by sharing the path, or circuit of things through forms, and so making them translucid to others.
The path of things is silent.
Will they suffer a speaker to go with them?
A spy they will not suffer; a lover, a poet, is the transcendency of their own nature; - him they will suffer
The source of the experienceEmerson, Ralph Waldo
Concepts, symbols and science items
Activities and commonsteps
SuppressionsBeauty, art and music
Being left handed
Communing with nature
Contemplation and detachment