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Analysis and comments on To You. by Walt Whitman

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Comment 80 of 190, added on August 1st, 2011 at 9:32 PM.
To you

i really dont understand this poem. it is very short. but on the other hand
it shows how wounderfull of a poet walt whitman really was. i wish i was
alive to meet his troubled self


sasha from United States
Comment 79 of 190, added on July 23rd, 2011 at 12:26 PM.
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Walt Whitman is a lover of humanity . He sings the psalm of the soul . In
his dictionary there is no stranger .The cover of our ego is what that
makes us isolated from our friends .

Subrata Ray from India
Comment 78 of 190, added on April 13th, 2011 at 3:42 PM.

this is the coolest poem i have ever read becuose it is the frist peom i
have read

blt9714 from United States
Comment 77 of 190, added on September 28th, 2009 at 7:39 AM.

i love Walt Whitman

Epans He from China
Comment 76 of 190, added on February 22nd, 2009 at 2:13 AM.

As my opinion,Whitman is not mean to express something consciously.
Talk about yourself to a stranger very deep from your heart even you meet
this one just frist interview.
It should be naturally as my considering,
do you ever read another poem "To a stranger" by Walt Whitman ?

D.K.Wang from China
Comment 75 of 190, added on November 1st, 2008 at 12:46 AM.

In my humble opinion, I think this poem is about people being nice to each
other, like in small cities, when even if you don't know a person, you
greet it.

Frederico from Brazil
Comment 74 of 190, added on September 24th, 2008 at 1:29 AM.

Dis poem caught my attention...is it sayin dat people sometime want
attention from strangers??....well sometimes i do

alexis from El Salvador
Comment 73 of 190, added on January 18th, 2008 at 12:43 PM.

I like this poem. There are many reasons that people want to talk to some
one but with hold their words, no matter a stranger or a close friend. And
it is so good to talk to some one, It is kind of connection out side your
own world. It is so sad that if you only can talk to yourself the true
immediately feeling or thinking.
So I would think that Walt Whitman has a universal mind of humanity and
this poem is a inviting that you can share with any one you just has the
desire to talk to without worry of this and that.
When you are close to your heart- you have a desire to talk to some one,
even a stranger you meet when you are passing, your sharing will make a
stranger become a close friend. That is your sharing that can fuse the
distance between you and the stranger.

Frieda Snow from Canada
Comment 72 of 190, added on October 2nd, 2007 at 4:26 PM.

i think that this poem is more than cool but its way is diffrence frm
another but i like it

reham from Egypt
Comment 71 of 190, added on September 15th, 2007 at 9:43 AM.

I first saw this poem -- in all places -- on an advertising card on a New
York City subway train... a campaign by a library or school. (I don't
remember which.) People in New York are friendly and helpful. The poem
reminds me to say "Hello" from time to time while I'm in situations where I
might not otherwise speak. It works. People respond openly.

Gil Effron from United States

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Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 13. To You.
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 1. Inscriptions
Year: 1900
Added: Feb 7 2004
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