THROUGH the ample open door of the peaceful country barn,
A sun-lit pasture field, with cattle and horses feeding;
And haze, and vista, and the far horizon, fading away.

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3 Comments

  1. Fred says:

    I love this poem. He is a great writer.;)

  2. edlin says:

    Walt Whitman is again paying tribute to the beauty of the simplistic characteristics that are overlooked.

  3. Luke says:

    I am researching Walt Whitman for a Grade 11 english assignment and i think he is an extremely gifted and talented poet. All of Walt Whitman’s poems are about himself, whether they are experiences, feelings, or thoughts. I think that “A Farm-Picture” was a sight that Walt Whitman saw before he wrote the poem. Also, saying “with cattle and horses feeding;
    And haze, and vista, and the far horizon, fading away.” he is saying that catle and horses dont lead very interesting and important lives. They eat and graze and then they jsut fade away.

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