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Walt Whitman - Perfections.

ONLY themselves understand themselves, and the like of themselves, 
As Souls only understand Souls.

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Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 18. Perfections.
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 2. Children of Adam
Year: Published/Written in 1900

Comment 3 of 3, added on February 9th, 2012 at 6:02 PM.

Very Dead Poet’s Society like. Love it! By the way, could you leave a cenmomt on my blog Heather with the forum site again? I won’t publish it. We got a bad virus that wiped out everything on my computer and I lost my favorite sites. I would appreciate it. Thanks!

Manish from Namibia
Comment 2 of 3, added on February 7th, 2006 at 10:35 AM.

hey hey hey!, swwet poem! its mans soo many meanings, and definitions of life. theese are truly words of wisdom!+

Whintey from United States
Comment 1 of 3, added on October 3rd, 2005 at 5:32 PM.

I want you to read this poem, and put your own thoughts to it. It's so simple, it could have many meanings, and yet they all are going to be coplex I can tell.
Perhaps he's trying to explain why people are the way they are. One group of people understand themselves, and those like them. And yet, you can't fully understand there ways unless you are them yourself? Like 'as souls only understand souls.' we can only understand life if we have it. I think Walt wants everyone to study aspect of life in every point of view. A simple ode to wisdom, or perhaps more.


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