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A Child's Amaze - Poem by Walt Whitman


SILENT and amazed, even when a little boy,
I remember I heard the preacher every Sunday put God in his
statements,
As contending against some being or influence.


Comments about A Child's Amaze by Walt Whitman

  • Veteran Poet - 1,054 Points Michelle Claus (5/5/2014 11:18:00 AM)

    What I'm puzzling through with A Child's Amaze is the final line: As contending against some being or influence. The way this line is written, I'm not sure if Walt Whitman meant that the preacher himself was contending with some being or influence by putting God into his statements or if the preacher was putting God into his statements to help his parish contend with some being or influence. Is Walt Whitman cynical in this poem or merely reporting an ordinary church experience? Is this poem a commentary? I'm not sure, based on the way the final line is composed. I don't like this poem as much as some of his other works. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 31,725 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (4/25/2014 3:36:00 AM)

    Though short in lines the meaning is great and poem is also meaningful . (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Walter White (1/4/2014 6:42:00 AM)

    A revelation to the existence of evil...as spoken by man. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Sunday

  1. 1. A Child's Amaze , Walt Whitman
  2. 2. Gas , Charles Bukowski
  3. 3. In Broad Darkness , ToddMichael St. Pierre
  4. 4. Sunday Afternoons , Erica Jong
  5. 5. Wallace Stevens On His Way To Work , David Wagoner
  6. 6. The American Way , Gregory Corso
  7. 7. Aphrodite Metropolis , Kenneth Fearing
  8. 8. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' .. , Dónall Dempsey
  9. 9. A Date With God , Marilyn Lott
  10. 10. (028) A Sunday Prayer For Our Lost S.. , Melvina Germain
  11. 11. Alone , Matt Mooney
  12. 12. When You Have Forgotten Sunday: The Love.. , Gwendolyn Brooks
  13. 13. Ed , Eugene Field
  14. 14. Jan Kubelik , Carl Sandburg
  15. 15. Day After Day , hasmukh amathalal
  16. 16. Yet Dish , Gertrude Stein
  17. 17. Lost Mr. Blake , William Schwenck Gilbert
  18. 18. (((Sunday-Sweet-Sunday))) , Theodora (Theo) Onken
  19. 19. Grandma Rising , Lonnie Hicks
  20. 20. Goodbye , tanesha davenport
  21. 21. To J.R. , Robert Fuller Murray
  22. 22. *** A Sunday Flavour! , RAJ NANDY
  23. 23. ! ! Praying Hands , Michael Shepherd
  24. 24. Hey, Hey, We’re The Monkees Aka Get Tha.. , Joe Rosochacki
  25. 25. The Sundays Of Satin-Legs Smith , Gwendolyn Brooks
  26. 26. A Husband , Christopher Higginson
  27. 27. % Postponed Lunch , Laa Finita
  28. 28. On This Sunday Morning , indira babbellapati
  29. 29. Peace On Easter Sunday , Ency Bearis
  30. 30. The Rivals , James Weldon Johnson
  31. 31. Sunday Afternoon In Chocolate City , Jessica Holter
  32. 32. Early Works - Smoke Rings , David Harris
  33. 33. The Pillage Hangman - Parody Longfellow .. , Jonathan ROBIN
  34. 34. A Showcase For Ph Poets: April 2015: Sec.. , Bri Edwards
  35. 35. Fred , Herbert Nehrlich
  36. 36. A Bill For The Better Promotion Of Oppre.. , Thomas Love Peacock
  37. 37. 'Every Sunday's A Little Easter' , Linda Winchell
  38. 38. Sunday Can'T End This Soon...... , ice johnson
  39. 39. Variations On A Text By Vallejo , Donald Justice
  40. 40. Sunday Morning , April Avalon
  41. 41. On A Lazy Sunday Morning, , , , Kavya ...
  42. 42. Valentine's Day , S.J. Goldner
  43. 43. Able , Aldo Kraas
  44. 44. ...Thoughts That Never Seem To End... , Dislocated Heart
  45. 45. .............Sunday Beggar , elysabeth faslund
  46. 46. A Tiny Flower's Dream , nimal dunuhinga
  47. 47. Haiku........ Ring A Bell , Ken e Hall
  48. 48. Checking Out , Herbert Nehrlich
  49. 49. Fore - Play... (A.K.A. - 'Ole Sam) , Barry Van Allen
  50. 50. A Day Of Reflection , Marilyn Lott
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