Treasure Island

Walt Whitman

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

Solid, Ironical, Rolling Orb


SOLID, ironical, rolling orb!
Master of all, and matter of fact!--at last I accept your terms;
Bringing to practical, vulgar tests, of all my ideal dreams,
And of me, as lover and hero.

Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

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