Treasure Island

Walt Whitman

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

Sometimes With One I Love



SOMETIMES with one I love, I fill myself with rage, for fear I effuse
unreturn'd love;
But now I think there is no unreturn'd love--the pay is certain, one
way or another;
(I loved a certain person ardently, and my love was not return'd;
Yet out of that, I have written these songs.)

Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

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