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Walt Whitman

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

The Sobbing Of The Bells


THE sobbing of the bells, the sudden death-news everywhere,
The slumberers rouse, the rapport of the People,
(Full well they know that message in the darkness,
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  • Shelly Robertson (12/2/2005 10:54:00 AM)

    Whitman talks about death and lonliness. He writes about how this lonliness is felt inside of these people's hearts not only there brains. (Report) Reply

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