Walking with Walt Whitman – Leaves of Grass – Inscriptions – To Foreign Lands

Walt_Whitman,_cropped 1Walking with Walt Whitman
A daily installment from Leaves of Grass.

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Insriptions

To Foreign Lands

I heard that you ask’d for something to prove this puzzle the New World,
And to define America, her athletic Democracy,
Therefore I send you my poems that you behold in them what you wanted.

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Leaves of Grass – Wikisource
Image – Walt Whitman, age 35, from the frontispiece to Leaves of Grass,
Fulton St., Brooklyn, N.Y., steel engraving by Samuel Hollyer from a lost daguerreotype by Gabriel Harrison (my frame) ~ Wikipedia

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