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(31 May 1819 - 26 March 1892 / New York / United States)

A Riddle Song

THAT which eludes this verse and any verse,
Unheard by sharpest ear, unform'd in clearest eye or cunningest mind,
Nor lore nor fame, nor happiness nor wealth,
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  • Ralph Mason (12/11/2012 8:30:00 AM)

    I totally agree! I just started reading Walt Whitman and this one is my love.

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  • Alain Ilan Braun (9/19/2011 7:22:00 PM)

    Just a magnificent and deep poem! It appeals to me as if it was freshly written, perhaps yesterday?
    People, poets, please comment this most beautiful song!

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