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Walt Whitman - What Place is Besieged?

WHAT place is besieged, and vainly tries to raise the siege? 
Lo! I send to that place a commander, swift, brave, immortal; 
And with him horse and foot—and parks of artillery, 
And artillery-men, the deadliest that ever fired gun.

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Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 7. What Place is Besieged?
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 21. Now Finale to the Shore
Year: Published/Written in 1900
Poem of the Day: May 15 2006
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