The Portable Walt Whitman
Penguin, 30 դեկ, 2003 թ. - 608 էջ
A comprehensive collection of Whitman's most beloved works of poetry, prose, and short stories
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Whitman heard Wright speak, venerated her, kept a copy of her picture, and spoke of her more than once in his conversations with Traubel. His father subscribed to the journal Wright edited with Robert Dale Owen, the Free Enquirer.
He might have been writing from first-or second-hand knowledge of Whitman, since they had moved in the same circles for at least thirteen years, and Whitman had once worked for a paper owned by Griswold. (Ironically, Whitman, who knew ...
Whitman had seen Lincoln several times; once, after glimpsing him in a crowded room, the poet-clerk went home and wrote in his notebook, “His face & manner have an expression & are inexpressibly sweet—one hand on his friend's shoulder, ...
He once remarked that Leaves of Grass had been above all “a language experiment.” He told a group of admirers in Canada that his main object all along had been “to sing, and sing to the full, the ecstasy of simple physiological Being.
I mind how once we lay such a transparent summer morning, How you settled your head athwart my hips and gently turn'd over upon me, And parted the shirt from my bosom-bone, and plunged your tongue to my bare-stript heart, ...