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Walt Whitman - What am I, After All?

WHAT am I, after all, but a child, pleas’d with the sound of my own name? repeating
	over and over; 
I stand apart to hear—it never tires me. 
To you, your name also; 
Did you think there was nothing but two or three pronunciations in the sound of your name?

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Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 14. What am I, After All?
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 20. Leaves of Grass
Year: Published/Written in 1900
Poem of the Day: Jul 28 2013

Comment 1 of 1, added on November 15th, 2008 at 10:33 PM.

the title of the poem is very impressing.WHAT AM I,AFTER ALL?it is a question which i always ask from myself but could not find any answer and finally become silent...

Noor-Us-Sana from Pakistan

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