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WALT WHITMAN

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Talia Talia

on 17 January 2014

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WALT WHITMAN
FONTS
Poem 2 A Farm Picture
THROUGH the ample open door of the peaceful country barn, A sun lit pasture field with cattle and horses feeding and haze and vista and the far horizon fading away

Pictures
Citations
http://www.poemhunter.com/walt-whitman/www.egs.edu/library/walt-whitman/biography/
Poem 1 a child's amaze
Biography
Born on Long Island,born on may 31 1819 Whitman worked as a journalist, a teacher, a government clerk, and – in addition to publishing his poetry – was a volunteer nurse during the American Civil War. Early in his career, he also produced a temperance novel, Franklin Evans (1842). Whitman's major work, Leaves of Grass, was first published in 1855 with his own money. The work was an attempt at reaching out to the common person with an American epic. He continued expanding and revising it until his death in 1892. After a stroke towards the end of his life, he moved to Camden, New Jersey, where his health further declined. He died at age 72 and his funeral became a public spectacle.
SILENT and amazed, even when a little boy,
I remember I heard the preacher every Sunday put God in his statements as conteding against some being or influence
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