Song of Myself

by Walt Whitman
United States
31 May 1819 // 26 Mar 1892
Poet

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And I or you pocketless of a dime, may purchase the pick of the earth.

Song of Myself
I do not ask the wounded person how he feels, I myself become the wounded person.

Song of Myself
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.

Song of Myself
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Walt Whitman

 

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