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trutherbotprop: Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes.) --Walt Whitman

KPFinnerty: 'Long, too long America' Walt Whitman Leaves of Grass - 1891-1892

zarandillo: Walt Whitman Inciting the Bird of Freedom to Soar, 1904. Artist: Max Beerbohm

GodBrahman: “Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.” -Walt Whitman-

holymoun: im bout Go on retch live and crash my car off the Walt whitman bridge

lalaladesiempre: “Be curious, not judgmental.” — Walt Whitman

MoleHistory: Reading about the time Walt Whitman came to LFK in 1879.

SFTSLodge: Crossing Brooklyn Ferry: Astrophysicist Janna Levin Reads Walt Whitman's Stunning Serenade to Our Interlaced Lives Across Space and Time

SlowwCo: "Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons; It is to grow in the open air, and to eat and sleep with the earth." — Walt Whitman

carlzbarkley93: Marked as to-read: Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman

KroeskopKind: Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you. -Walt Whitman

user9888: The future is no more uncertain than the present. Walt Whitman

ilovelettuce1: Was Walt Whitman Christ?

bishopalreese: Now Playing: Walt Whitman - Lord's Prayer on

MakMakay: "I stop somewhere, waiting for you." - Walt Whitman

palm_mountain: “Keep your face always toward the sun and the shadows will fall behind you.” - Walt Whitman We are keeping our face toward the sun here at Palm Mountain. Until we meet again, be well.

DebraRTV: Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman

ShashPage: But don't stay there! It's important to ask ourselves these questions, but don't let them consume you. This reminds me of one of my favorite quotes. Walt Whitman (1819), a famous poet, said this "Keep your face always toward the sunshine, and the shadows will fall behind you."

bishopalreese: Now Playing: Walt Whitman - This Is the Day on

ZenYogaVibes: Re-examine all you have been told. Dismiss what insults your soul. -Walt Whitman

mottallan: "I emit my screams from the roofs of this world”, says the poet. Value the beauty of the simple things. One can make beautiful poetry about little things. Don’t betray you beliefs, because we can’t row against our own selves: That turns life into hell." Walt Whitman

AnziaArt: YES we all come from star dust for sure... "Every Atom Belonging to Me as Good Belongs to You" Whitman's words.....

divot999: Long, too long America by Walt Whitman Long, too long America, Traveling roads all even and peaceful you learn'd from joys and prosperity only, But now, ah now, to learn from crises of anguish, advancing, grappling with direst fate and recoiling not,

dayanasparkles: “The art of art... is simplicity.” Walt Whitman

pensanteente: "It is not upon you alone the dark patches fall, The dark threw its patches down upon me also, Deja de quejarte, coño, que no eres el centro del mundo" —Walt Whitman, "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry"

itweetthebody: "With one brief hour of madness and joy." Walt Whitman, One Hour to Madness and Joy

Jana_Smith: “Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.” Walt Whitman

lisalisa2123: A Noiseless Patient Spider a poem by Walt Whitman

Roberts56Gavin: Poor old Leasky, full of self contradictions. I think he’s one of the reincarnations of Walt Whitman, or the Wizard of Oz.

mauech: "A new order shall arise and they shall be the priests of man, and every man shall be his own priest." Walt Whitman

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My forefathers gave me
My spirit's shaken flame,
The shape of hands, the beat of heart,
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And not my sleeping sires,
Who gave the flame its changeful
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