Treasure Island

Walt Whitman

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

Souvenirs Of Democracy



THE business man, the acquirer vast,
After assiduous years, surveying results, preparing for departure,
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  • Jane Moon (7/2/2009 9:34:00 AM)

    Ah, yes, Walt Whitman: What you have left us is your legacy of poems written and celebrated, whose worth is far greater than that of the wealthy businessman who left his money as his legacy. What you have left is your love of our country and its people, your hopes for our future, your writings which are your very essence! All this we treasure, and we (who are people you never knew) thank you. (Report) Reply

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