This collection of verses, first publihsed in 1855, can be described as the life's work of American poet Walt Whitman, as it was extended, revised and republished continually throught the poet's life. In this, a celebration of the immediacy of ...
existence, Whitman set out to create a new style of writing, clear and direct, and the poems, fresh and audacious, bear witness to this.
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