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Analysis and comments on A Noiseless Patient Spider. by Walt Whitman

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Comment 18 of 28, added on September 6th, 2013 at 5:04 PM.
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Comment 17 of 28, added on August 22nd, 2013 at 11:44 AM.
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Comment 16 of 28, added on August 22nd, 2013 at 11:44 AM.
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Comment 15 of 28, added on November 24th, 2011 at 3:23 AM.
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Why do I btoehr calling up people when I can just read this!

Bobbo from Iceland
Comment 14 of 28, added on June 15th, 2010 at 12:09 AM.
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you are all handicap because this poem is straight up wack and y'all is
lookin into the shits that dont even be there n shatt yeeee dig nig

Syomslov from Belarus
Comment 13 of 28, added on December 3rd, 2009 at 3:32 PM.

this poem makes no sense at all, i have no idea why you would use this in
your wedding vows. Peter(from Russia) you're disgusting.

Tituba from Barbados
Comment 12 of 28, added on October 3rd, 2007 at 11:24 AM.

I'm hoping to incorporate this poem into my wedding vows on October 11th
2007. As my fiance & I share a 'thing' for anchors.. he wanted the 'anchor'
incorporated into the ceremony. I researched poems & found Walt
Whitman's'.
It is also a clever analogy, I think for human/personal relationships...
and particulary appropriate to my relationship. The 'anchor' was the first
gift he gave me, on our 2nd meeting; he wears one himself.

"... till the bridge you will need be form'd - till the ductile anchor
hold; till the gossamer thread you fling, catch somewhere, O my Soul."

Amanda J Burchell (m. Mike D. Cook: 11th October 2007)

BTW: Mike & I are both 50 years old... never too old! lol

Amanda Burchell from Australia
Comment 11 of 28, added on April 20th, 2006 at 10:16 AM.

thanks i needed this for homework it was pretty good

filip from United States
Comment 10 of 28, added on April 19th, 2006 at 2:42 PM.

yo yo yo i like this a lot i love it. It is one of the best pomes that i
had read

cody from United States
Comment 9 of 28, added on March 17th, 2006 at 11:03 AM.

I believe that a spider wasnt just a random creature to compare to, rather
Whitman brings it up to show what he has not yet achived. He is bringing
up the idea of nature vs. man and that the spider doesn't second guess, but
that it is confident in what it does, confident in where it casts its
filament. On the other side, the personas soul is capable of second
guessing, isolated and is merely "fling{ing}" his thread, hoping to someday
be like the spider.

J from United States

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Information about A Noiseless Patient Spider.

Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 10. A Noiseless Patient Spider.
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 18. Whispers of Heavenly Death
Year: 1900
Added: Feb 7 2004
Viewed: 21773 times
Poem of the Day: Dec 25 2004


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