Archive for the ‘Walt Whitman’ Category

I do not trouble my spirit to vindicate itself or be understood

Saturday, November 5th, 2011
Walt Whitman photo

The Big Message parts of this soaked right in. I read it quickly to proofread, slowly for understanding, then again to let it steep like tea… and again after stirring in a little milk of understanding and the sweet sugar of how poetry feels in the mouth…

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I exist as I am, that is enough

Thursday, October 27th, 2011
elderly woman with martini

If no other in the world be aware I sit content,
And if each and all be aware I sit content.
One world is aware and by far the largest to me, and that…

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