Exploring Whitman

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Archive for August, 2009

Jessica for September 1

Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2009 @ 10:51 pm in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

To be honest, I do not have much background knowledge of Walt Whitman or his works. However, after reading the preface to Leaves of Grass and “Song of Myself” I was overwhelmed at the powerful connection I felt to this poem. The speaker immediately establishes an intimate relationship with the reader and states, “And what […]

Song of Jessica

Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2009 @ 7:52 pm in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

“In all people I see myself, none more and not one a barleycorn less, And the good or bad I say of myself I say of them. And I know I am solid and sound, To me the converging objects fo the universe perpetually flow, All are written to me, and I must get what […]

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