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Walt Whitman

Post by Dave The Dov » September 3rd, 2004, 8:05 pm

He is pure americana.



For You O Democracy

Come, I will make the continent indissoluble,
I will make the most splendid race the sun ever shone upon,
I will make the divine magnetic lands,

With the love of comrades,

With the life-long love of comrades,
I will plant companionship thick as trees along the rivers of

America, and along the shores of the great lakes, and all over

the prairies,
I will make inseperable cities with their arms about each other's

necks,

By the love of comrades,

By the manly love of comrades.

For you these from me, O Democracy, to serve you ma femme!
For you, for you I am trilling these songs.

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Post by Doreen Peri » September 3rd, 2004, 8:43 pm

i love that, Dave!

thanks for posting it... pure americana, indeed!

combine whitman and twain and rockwell
and you've got the poetry, the humor, and the artistry
of americana at its best!

whitman used to sell his books off the back of a vegetable cart

gotta admire a poet that bold! ;)

welcome to studio eight... glad you came by!

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Post by Dave The Dov » September 3rd, 2004, 10:44 pm

Walt thanks you as well!!!! He He!!!! :lol:

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