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Walt Whitman - As if a Phantom Caress’d Me.

AS if a phantom caress’d me, 
I thought I was not alone, walking here by the shore; 
But the one I thought was with me, as now I walk by the shore—the one I loved, that
	caress’d me, 
As I lean and look through the glimmering light—that one has utterly
And those appear that are hateful to me, and mock me.         5

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Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 8. As if a Phantom Caress’d Me.
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 18. Whispers of Heavenly Death
Year: Published/Written in 1900
Poem of the Day: Sep 29 2006

Comment 1 of 1, added on May 10th, 2007 at 11:23 AM.

Very deep and requires much contemplation.

Cordoba Schmeckeldorf

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