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Analysis and comments on Ox Tamer, The. by Walt Whitman

Comment 1 of 1, added on January 26th, 2009 at 2:02 PM.

I happily comment and wonder why no one has done this yet -
This is the year of the Ox in the Chinese Zodiac -
Maybe they appreciate nature more and their faithful helpers in toiling the
soil, carting the loads, delivering even in death so much that can be used
The meat, the hide, the horn, the bone -
So different from the crushed and compacted mountains of waste of cars -
So different in faithfulness, loyalty and pursuit of work - literally
through thick and thin
Maybe the Chinese have not forgotten the true friends of man
the animals - and amongst them one of the most useful ones -
the OX

Send it out to Asian friends for New Year's greetings in the Year of the

Nothing to waste not li

Phillips from United Kingdom

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Information about Ox Tamer, The.

Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 43. Ox Tamer, The.
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 20. Leaves of Grass
Year: 1900
Added: Feb 7 2004
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Poem of the Day: Apr 11 2007

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