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Walt Whitman

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

A Woman Waits For Me



A WOMAN waits for me--she contains all, nothing is lacking,
Yet all were lacking, if sex were lacking, or if the moisture of the
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  • Sara Stone (12/9/2005 11:01:00 AM)

    I loved this poem because it describes the physical act of sex on so many different levels that I've never thought of before. It takes a simple, almost instinctual act and ties into it the beginning of existence and all the ecstacy in life. (Report) Reply

  • Kevin Howard (4/24/2005 8:28:00 PM)

    Whitman is an American Uber Man. Nietzsche would be proud. His passion runs deep and is only surpassed by his certainty. This is what makes him rare among men. (Report) Reply

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