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Analysis and comments on To Old Age. by Walt Whitman

Comment 2 of 2, added on October 3rd, 2005 at 12:52 PM.

Whitman was saying: like a river that is nearing the end of its course,
people get stronger (larger, wider, deeper, faster)at the end of their
lives...the longer they have run, the more they carry.

Laura from United States
Comment 1 of 2, added on May 31st, 2005 at 11:42 PM.

This poem to me it means the memory of the older and wiser people that
have passed away and are kept in memories.... so many that it spreads like
the sea.

Michelle from United States

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Information about To Old Age.

Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 7. To Old Age.
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 20. Leaves of Grass
Year: 1900
Added: Feb 7 2004
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Poem of the Day: Feb 28 2017

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