Born on Long Island and raised in Brooklyn, Walt Whitman spent his childhood and early adulthood amid the sights and sounds of New York City and its environs.
A poem containing a tremendously ardent proclamation of love. There is a note preceding the poem that reads, "The Springfield Republican, which cannot see anything but nonsense and fol-de-rol in Walt Whitman’s Poems, exhibits to us its own notions of poetry by producing the following verses which, truth to say, are quite up to the common standard of the provincial Press."
The Vault at Pfaff's
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