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Analysis and comments on To You. by Walt Whitman

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Comment 68 of 538, added on December 25th, 2006 at 12:54 AM.

WHEN THE ONE YOU LOVE,BECOMES ASTRANGER AND YOU STRUGGLE FOR ATTENTION YOU
JUST DON'T GET...

ELIANA from Venezuela
Comment 67 of 538, added on December 13th, 2006 at 10:24 AM.

Whitman was a big flamin homo and is gay beyond belief, poetry's alright
though.

WhitmanHater from United States
Comment 66 of 538, added on June 1st, 2006 at 7:47 AM.

I like the meanning,it remind me of many things..

Doreen from China
Comment 65 of 538, added on April 27th, 2006 at 6:35 PM.

this poem rock's!!! My whole worl revolves around Walt Whitman!!

Caterina from Uruguay
Comment 64 of 538, added on April 27th, 2006 at 4:02 PM.

I first thought that this poem looked rather trite and boring. But the more
I looked at it, the more I liked it and it soon started to look quite
profound. The more I read it the better it gets. I can't explain it.
Brilliant.

Mugurel from United States
Comment 63 of 538, added on April 26th, 2006 at 1:22 AM.

I was looking for a poem for an adolescent literature course, and I
stumbled upon this one. I am glad I did though, it is was though provoking.
Although it is short I think people around the world can relate. At first I
thought of a lonely person just wishing that someone would acknowledege
their existance. Then I thought about myself and how many times I have
taken an elevator with people and wanted to say something to them but did
not. Or at the coffee shop when the person in front of you orders the exact
same drink. How I long to say something but often times I just keep my
mouth shut. For me it is about regret, that person you walk past could be
my future husband or a future friend, but I would never know it if I don't
break the silence.

Candice from United States
Comment 62 of 538, added on April 25th, 2006 at 8:19 PM.

I don't think everyone will agree with me, but I love this one. It's all of
short, simple, and we can all relate to it.

Kat from United States
Comment 61 of 538, added on April 25th, 2006 at 7:05 PM.

This poem was intersting and thought provoking, however if a student turned
a poem like this in to school, they'd get a failing grade. it's one of
those poems you already have to be famous to write, which is a little
dissapointing because i liked it.

does that make any sense?
sorry if it doesnt

John from United States
Comment 60 of 538, added on April 25th, 2006 at 7:50 AM.

This poem has something to do with my life because I like this guy and he
won't talk to me, but I won't talk to him either!



Ellie from United States
Comment 59 of 538, added on April 22nd, 2006 at 5:24 PM.

all i have to say is, "wtf?" i was just wondering, if i saw, let's say, a
bunch of trash cans out ready to be emptied on monday morning and then i
described what i saw as if i actually saw something worth repeating, would
i be as popular as walt whitman? i promise i will sound like i give a @#$%
about those trash cans...

Jacob wtf from United States

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Information about To You.

Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 13. To You.
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 1. Inscriptions
Year: 1900
Added: Feb 7 2004
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Poem of the Day: Jun 27 2014


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