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Analysis and comments on Germs. by Walt Whitman

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Comment 6 of 56, added on February 20th, 2008 at 10:59 AM.

So...The Human race is like germs? Pesky little creautes that cause more
harm than good? Wow, nice to see someone who thinks the same, even if he is
kind of dead and rotting.

Comment 5 of 56, added on July 5th, 2007 at 10:55 PM.

I believe he was speaking of the years ahead after he is gone, and the
human race.

Rebecea N Peaks from United States
Comment 4 of 56, added on January 29th, 2007 at 12:48 PM.

I have no idea what walt whitman was thinking when he wrote this poem, but
it all flows together and has a certain rythym to it. I like the way he
describes all of the events in the poem, but I still have no idea what he
is talking about!!!!!!!!!

Megan from United States
Comment 3 of 56, added on March 1st, 2006 at 1:25 PM.

I don't get what this dude is saying

mike from United States
Comment 2 of 56, added on December 5th, 2005 at 2:55 PM.

This is one of my favorite poems.

Jessica from United States
Comment 1 of 56, added on July 1st, 2005 at 12:39 AM.

I think he is saying you can keep your dualistic veiw of reality.

asleepingbuddha from United States

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Information about Germs.

Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 7. Germs.
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 11. Leaves of Grass
Year: 1900
Added: Feb 7 2004
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