Category Archives: Walt Whitman

TCS: A Noiseless Patient Spider

Good Morning! ________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

Posted in Biology, Poetry, The Coffee Shop, Walt Whitman | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

AN EAGLE WITH A SUNLIT EYE

We almost lost the Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), our national bird, symbol of our country, in the 1950s, because of the widespread use of the pesticide DDT. Then in 1962, Rachel Carson’s book, Silent Spring, made people aware of what was … Continue reading

Posted in Biology, Documentrary Films, Poetry, Walt Whitman | Tagged , , , , , ,

The Coffee Shop – A Noiseless Patient Spider

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. —oooOooo– There are several hosts, each host being responsible for picking a “theme of the day” and starting the discussion. But in an open thread, … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Climatology, The Coffee Shop, Walt Whitman | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

Walking with Walt Whitman – Leaves of Grass – Inscriptions – “To a Certain Cantatrice”

Walking with Walt Whitman A daily installment from Leaves of Grass ‌Inscriptions ‌‌ ‌ ‌ “To a Certain Cantatrice” Here, take this gift, I was reserving it for some hero, speaker, or general, One who should serve the good old … Continue reading

Posted in Leaves of Grass, poem, Poetry, Walt Whitman | Tagged ,

Walking with Walt Whitman – Leaves of Grass – Inscriptions – “On Journeys Through the States”

Walking with Walt Whitman A daily installment from Leaves of Grass ‌Inscriptions ‌‌ ‌ ‌ “On Journeys Through the States” On journeys through the States we start, (Ay through the world, urged by these songs, Sailing henceforth to every land, … Continue reading

Posted in Leaves of Grass, poem, Poetry, Walt Whitman | Tagged ,

Walking with Walt Whitman – Leaves of Grass – Inscriptions – “To the States”

Walking with Walt Whitman A daily installment from Leaves of Grass ‌Inscriptions ‌‌ ‌ ‌ “To the States” To the States or any one of them, or any city of the States,          Resist much, obey little, Once … Continue reading

Posted in Leaves of Grass, poem, Poetry, Walt Whitman | Tagged ,

Walking with Walt Whitman – Leaves of Grass – Inscriptions – “Beginnings”

Walking with Walt Whitman A daily installment from Leaves of Grass ‌Inscriptions ‌‌ ‌ ‌ “Beginnings” How they are provided for upon the earth, (appearing at intervals,) How dear and dreadful they are to the earth, How they inure to … Continue reading

Posted in Leaves of Grass, poem, Poetry, Walt Whitman | Tagged ,