Treasure Island

Walt Whitman

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

I Hear America Singing


I Hear America singing, the varied carols I hear;
Those of mechanics--each one singing his, as it should be, blithe and strong;
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  • Jane Moon (5/14/2009 1:33:00 PM)

    Here is the grand 'symphony' of all people of America, each in his occupation, each reflecting the breadth and power of the people of this great country. This poem represents everyone, all together comprising the greatness and richness of this land and its many diverse and committed people. (Report) Reply

  • Dimitri Boukas (3/16/2008 10:25:00 PM)

    This poem is absolutely inspirational. After reading this poem it made me rethink about how i take granted of things. Just yesterday i didn't even use protection while intercourse with my wife. If i had used protection, who knows how good of a life i would have today? Thank you Walt Whitman for writing and crafting this amazing poem. (Report) Reply

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