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Walt Whitman Poems | Quotes | Articles

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Walt Whitman poems, biography, quotes, examples of poetry, articles, essays and more. The best Walt Whitman resource with comprehensive poet information, a list of poems, short poems, quotations, best poems, poet's works and more.

Walt Whitman Biography...American Walt Whitman, born on May 31, 1819, is considered to be one of the world's greatest and most influential poets and writers.


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Whitman Quotes

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Quote Left Let that which stood in front go behind, Let that which was behind advance to the front,... Quote Right
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Quote Left This day before dawn I ascended a hill and looked at the crowded heaven. Quote Right
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Quote Left Let that which stood in front go behind, let that which was behind advance to the front, let bigots, fools, unclean persons, offer new propositions, let the old propositions be postponed. Quote Right
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Quote Left There was a child went forth every day, And the first object he look'd upon, that object he became, And that object became part of him for the day or a certain part of the day, Or for many years or streching eyeless years, The early lilacs became part of the child, And grass and white and red morning-glories and white and red clover, and the song of the phoebe-bird... Quote Right
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Quote Left The spotted hawk swoops by and accuses me, he complains of my gab and my loitering. I too am not a bit tamed, I too am untranslatable, I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world. The last scud of the day holds back for me, It flings my likeness after the rest and true as any on the shadow'd wilds, It coaxes me to the vapor and the dusk. I depart as air, I shake my white locks at the runaway sun, I effuse my flesh in eddies, and drift it in lacy jags. I bequeath myself to the dirt to grow from the grass I love, If you want me again look for me under your boot-soles. You will hardly know who I am or what I mean, But I shall be good health to you nevertheless, And filter and fibre for your blood. Failing to fetch me at first keep encouraged, Missing me one place search another, I stop somewhere waiting for you. Quote Right
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