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Walt Whitman - Poets to Come.

POETS to come! orators, singers, musicians to come! 
Not to-day is to justify me, and answer what I am for; 
But you, a new brood, native, athletic, continental, greater than before known, 
Arouse! Arousefor you must justify meyou must answer. 
  
I myself but write one or two indicative words for the future,
I but advance a moment, only to wheel and hurry back in the darkness. 
  
I am a man who, sauntering along, without fully stopping, turns a casual look upon you,
    and
	then
	averts his face, 
Leaving it to you to prove and define it, 
Expecting the main things from you.

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Poets to Come. - Comments and Information

Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 3. Poets to Come.
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 5. The Answerer
Year: Published/Written in 1900

Comment 5 of 5, added on February 4th, 2013 at 9:29 AM.
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Aquest poema inspira la gent a escriure

Gavin from Australia
Comment 4 of 5, added on November 23rd, 2011 at 10:01 PM.
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Well macaamdia nuts, how about that.

Bono from Ireland
Comment 3 of 5, added on February 3rd, 2011 at 10:04 AM.
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