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Analysis and comments on Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking. by Walt Whitman

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Comment 11 of 61, added on January 31st, 2011 at 8:14 AM.

This poem shows abu the artistic nature of him...
Here poet connects himself with nature...

rebi from India
Comment 10 of 61, added on February 11th, 2009 at 10:02 PM.

The symbolic part of this ppoem is of a child wandering away to find the
meaning of life or death. He has gone through stuff but just keeps on
trucking. The two birds represent the love of life. One bird goes missing.
Its about life love and death I think.

Tyler Campbell from United States
Comment 9 of 61, added on January 19th, 2008 at 7:48 PM.


yvonne tracy from Uganda
Comment 8 of 61, added on April 29th, 2007 at 5:49 PM.

This poem shows a great amount of examples of what inspirations came upon
him. His idea of music is inspiring!

Alex from United States
Comment 7 of 61, added on April 17th, 2007 at 7:31 AM.

I like how in the poem nature and love makes the young boy realize that he
too wants to make songs/poems like the ones he begins hearing

Ryan from Philippines
Comment 6 of 61, added on April 14th, 2007 at 6:51 PM.

Love is such a POWERFUL EMOTION and yet it can be so fragile.The presence
of your loved one can give you strength and the absence can drive you
insane and doubt your own existence !

Harshita Gupta from India
Comment 5 of 61, added on April 20th, 2006 at 8:43 PM.

I loved this poem back in High School when I read it and used it for a
forensics project. I also was moved by the pain and the power of the
wordage in this peice, almost at times like the waves themselves. One of
my favorites of his.

Mila from United States
Comment 4 of 61, added on February 3rd, 2006 at 7:30 AM.

the only comment one can make is...listen..and not just to the mockingbird
and Whitman..to the Sea..to the old gray mother whispering "Death".
because this is not just about the awakening soul of the poet but of the
enlightened being and what life Here means...

Yoda from United States
Comment 3 of 61, added on January 19th, 2006 at 9:32 AM.

Please ignore that other comment from "Alexis hart" This poem is no nusery
rhyme. I suggest diagnosing the poem before reading through it. It triggers
great emotion, and appeals to those who favour intellectual poetry.

NegativeZero from Canada
Comment 2 of 61, added on August 3rd, 2005 at 9:31 PM.

this poem would be so much better if it wasnt 5 pages long...the man should
have a very short word limit. it is a great poem but far too long

alexis hart from Australia

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Information about Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking.

Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 1. Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking.
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 19. Sea-Shore Memories
Year: 1900
Added: Feb 7 2004
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