"The most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom that America has yet contributed." — Ralph Waldo Emerson. Inspired by transcendentalism, Whitman's immortal collection includes some of the greatest poems of modern times, including his masterpiece ...
rpiece "Song of Myself." Shattering standard conventions of symbolism and allegory, it stands as an unabashed celebration of body and nature.
Me imperturbe, standing at ease in Nature,Master of all or mistress of all, aplomb in the midst of irrational things,Imbued as they, passive, receptive, silent as they,Finding my occupation, poverty, notoriety, foibles, crimes, less important than I
..."mportant than I thought ... Continua...Nascondi
For those who feel free. For those who seek indipendence. For those who are curious and hates stereotypes. For those who have a bloody desire to improve..just keep it next to you, as you travel through your life.
and I know the amplitude of timeI am the poet of the bodyand I am the poet of the soulThe pleasure of heaven are with me, and the pains of hell are with me,the first I graft and increase upon myself, the latter i translate into a new tongue.
...e into a new tongue.Continua...Nascondi