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Night on the Prairies – Walt Whitman 

The supper is over–the fire on the ground burns low; The wearied emigrants sleep, wrapt in their blankets: I walk by myself–I stand and look at the stars, which I think now I never realized before. Now I absorb immortality … Continue reading

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Native Moments – Walt Whitman 

NATIVE moments! when you come upon me–Ah you are here now! Give me now libidinous joys only! Give me the drench of my passions! Give me life coarse and rank! To-day, I go consort with nature’s darlings–to-night too; I am … Continue reading

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Over The Carnage – Walt Whitman

OVER the carnage rose prophetic a voice,  Be not dishearten’d–Affection shall solve the problems of Freedom  yet;  Those who love each other shall become invincible–they shall yet  make Columbia victorious.  Sons of the Mother of All! you shall yet be … Continue reading

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Passage To India – Walt Whitman

SINGING my days,  Singing the great achievements of the present,  Singing the strong, light works of engineers,  Our modern wonders, (the antique ponderous Seven outvied,)  In the Old World, the east, the Suez canal,  The New by its mighty railroad … Continue reading

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Not The Pilot – Walt Whitman

NOT the pilot has charged himself to bring his ship into port, though  beaten back, and many times baffled;  Not the path-finder, penetrating inland, weary and long,  By deserts parch’d, snows-chill’d, rivers wet, perseveres till he  reaches his destination,  More … Continue reading

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In Midnight Sleep – Walt Whitman

IN midnight sleep, of many a face of anguish,  Of the look at first of the mortally wounded–of that indescribable  look;  Of the dead on their backs, with arms extended wide,  I dream, I dream, I dream.  Of scenes of … Continue reading

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Germs – Walt Whitman

FORMS, qualities, lives, humanity, language, thoughts,  The ones known, and the ones unknown–the ones on the stars,  The stars themselves, some shaped, others unshaped,  Wonders as of those countries–the soil, trees, cities, inhabitants,  whatever they may be,  Splendid suns, the … Continue reading

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