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A Leaf For Hand In Hand

Walt Whitman 1819 (West Hills) – 1892 (Camden)


  A LEAF for hand in hand!
  You natural persons old and young!
  You on the Mississippi, and on all the branches and bayous of the
  Mississippi!
  You friendly boatmen and mechanics! You roughs!
  You twain! And all processions moving along the streets!
  I wish to infuse myself among you till I see it common for you to
  walk hand in hand!

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Walt Whitman

Walter "Walt" Whitman was an American poet, essayist and journalist. more…

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