Charles Desmarais Gardette was born in Philadelphia in 1830 to an aristocratic family and received his M.D.
Poem praising Walt Whitman's poetic genius and vision. The speaker feels one with Whitman because he has had his eyes opened through the pen of Whitman, and implores him not to be concerned with other's opinions of his writings.
The Vault at Pfaff's
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