CreationEarth Nature Photos
Submit Poems
Get Your Premium Membership

As the Time Draws Nigh

 1
AS the time draws nigh, glooming, a cloud, 
A dread beyond, of I know not what, darkens me.
I shall go forth, I shall traverse The States awhile—but I cannot tell whither or how long; Perhaps soon, some day or night while I am singing, my voice will suddenly cease.
2 O book, O chants! must all then amount to but this? Must we barely arrive at this beginning of us?.
.
.
And yet it is enough, O soul! O soul! we have positively appear’d—that is enough.

by Walt Whitman
Biography | Poems | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes | Email Poem - As the Time Draws NighEmail Poem |

Top Walt Whitman Poems

Analysis and Comments on As the Time Draws Nigh

Provide your analysis, explanation, meaning, interpretation, and comments on the poem As the Time Draws Nigh here.

Commenting has been disabled for now.