Song of Myself
by Walt Whitman
Song of Myself Quotes
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I celebrate myself,And what I assume you shall assume,For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you. I loafe and invite my Soul,I lean and loafe at my ease . . . . observing a spear of summ...
Visions of America Quotes
Or I guess it is a uniform hieroglyphic,And it means, Sprouting alike in broad zones and narrow zones,Growing among black folks as among white,Kanuck, Tuckahoe, Congressman, Cuff, I give them the s...
For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.I loafe and invite my soul,I lean and loafe at my ease . . . . observing a spear of summer grass. (section 1)
I have heard what the talkers were talking . . . . the talk of the beginning and the end,But I do not talk of the beginning or the end.There was never any more inception than there is now,Nor any m...
The atmosphere is not a perfume . . . . it has no taste of the distillation . . . . it is odorless, It is for my mouth forever . . . . I am in love with it,I will go to the bank by the wood and bec...