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Walt Whitman - World, Take Good Notice.

WORLD, take good notice, silver stars fading, 
Milky hue ript, weft of white detaching, 
Coals thirty-eight, baleful and burning, 
Scarlet, significant, hands off warning, 
Now and henceforth flaunt from these shores.         5

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Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 37. World, Take Good Notice.
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 8. Drum-Taps
Year: Published/Written in 1900

Comment 2 of 2, added on April 14th, 2014 at 11:03 PM.
As far as "White guy

As far as "White guys as mass killers go," well in Rwanda from April to June, 1994, a scant three mohtns, Black Hutus killed Black Tutsis and "moderate" Hutus to the tune of about 800K to one million. In three mohtns. By mostly machete and stones. You had to pay money to get shot. And killed old people, infants, neighbors, friends, often relatives. Up close and personal. This three month mobilization of Black mass-murder stands against the three year record of Auschwitz with the most modern industrial killing machinery available.Let no one say Africans are any slouches in mass-murder. Black men in Africa hold the per-capita record in mass murder.Then there is Omar Thornton, Cookie Thornton, that Black guy at Socal Edison, Lee Boyd Malvo and John Mohammed, that Black guy in the Bay Area, a few others. Mass murderers all. But of course, Black so down the memory hole.

Eulimar from Czech Republic
Comment 1 of 2, added on April 19th, 2005 at 7:23 AM.

In this short work, Whitman seems to be warning the world to look out for the arrogance of the United States. It seems very appropriate today.

Tony from United States

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