Emerson Eats an Apple


“In late October, while working on his Essays, Emerson had another prophetic vision, which he recorded in his journal. “I dreamed that I floated at will in the great Ether, and I saw this world also not far off, but diminished to the size of an apple. Then an angel took it in his hand & brought it to me and said “This must thou eat.’ And I ate the world.”

From Examined Lives by James Miller

What do you dream of eating?

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