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From flickr.com/photos/10381539@N03/3338425908/: Walt Whitman - por Mathew Brady (algo entre 1855 e 1865)
Walt Whitman - por Mathew Brady (algo entre 1855 e 1865)
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"I know I am restless and make others so"

for I confront peace, security, and all the settled laws,

to unsettle them""

--Walt Whitman

1.

Walt Whitman can't remember

what he did with America.

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It was there in his back pocket

yesterday or the day before:

caroling, brawling, lusty, democratic;

stretching its broad-backed plains

in the sun between seas.

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He walks from door to door

selling subscriptions to the Universe.

Who are these sad-eyed does,

this tamed race, moping proletariat?

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