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Walt Whitman - That Shadow, my Likeness.

THAT shadow, my likeness, that goes to and fro, seeking a livelihood, chattering,
How often I find myself standing and looking at it where it flits; 
How often I question and doubt whether that is really me; 
—But in these, and among my lovers, and caroling my songs, 
O I never doubt whether that is really me.         5

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Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 35. That Shadow, my Likeness.
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 3. Calamus
Year: Published/Written in 1900
Poem of the Day: Dec 6 2016

Comment 2 of 2, added on March 28th, 2006 at 11:34 PM.

I comment Whitman on his fine works.

Double T from United States
Comment 1 of 2, added on October 26th, 2005 at 10:44 AM.

this was a great poem

Merissa from United States

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