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Pioneers! O Pioneers!

Walt Whitman

Come my tan-faced children, Follow well in order, get your weapons ready, Have you your pistols? have you your sharp-edged axes? Pioneers! O pioneers!
For we cannot tarry here, We must march my ... [+]

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O Captain! My Captain!

Walt Whitman

O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done, The ship has weather’d every rack, the prize we sought is won, The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting, While follow eyes the ... [+]

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I Hear America Singing

Walt Whitman

I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear, Those of mechanics, each one singing his as it should be blithe and strong, The carpenter singing his as he measures his plank or beam, The mason ... [+]

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Faces

Walt Whitman

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SAUNTERING the pavement, or riding the country by-road,lo, such faces! Faces of friendship, precision, caution, suavity, ideality, The spiritual-prescient face,the always welcome, common ... [+]

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Crossing Brooklyn Ferry

Walt Whitman

1 Flood-tide below me! I see you face to face! Clouds of the west–sun there half an hour high–I see you also face to face.
Crowds of men and women attired in the usual costumes, how curious ... [+]

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Dedication

Robert Louis Stevenson

My first gift and my last, to you I dedicate this fascicle of songs– The only wealth I have: Just as they are, to you.
I speak the truth in soberness, and say I had rather bring a light to ... [+]