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Pioneers! O Pioneers!

Pioneers! O Pioneers!

  

by Walt Whitman

Analysis: Steaminess Rating

Exactly how steamy is this poem?

PG

We suppose that those young, sinewy men with their tree felling and their "virgin soil upheaving" might be considered sexy, but other than that, there ain't a whole lot of shakin' goin' on.

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