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Walt Whitman - Earth! my Likeness!

EARTH! my likeness! 
Though you look so impassive, ample and spheric there, 
I now suspect that is not all; 
I now suspect there is something fierce in you, eligible to burst forth; 
For an athlete is enamour’d of me—and I of him;
But toward him there is something fierce and terrible in me, eligible to burst forth, 
I dare not tell it in words—not even in these songs.

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Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 31. Earth! my Likeness!
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 3. Calamus
Year: Published/Written in 1900

Comment 2 of 2, added on February 9th, 2012 at 2:59 PM.
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giivng away some of your poetry is a bad thing, which I never said.Have a (on me)and enjoy a little

Saravana from Brazil
Comment 1 of 2, added on January 17th, 2012 at 12:15 PM.
Fred Cooper

Do you think that Syria spying on dissidents?

Lillian Benitez from United States

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