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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 - 33,355 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. Aphrodite Metropolis , Kenneth Fearing
  7. 7. The American Way , Gregory Corso
  8. 8. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' .. , Dónall Dempsey
  9. 9. (028) A Sunday Prayer For Our Lost S.. , Melvina Germain
  10. 10. A Date With God , Marilyn Lott
  11. 11. Alone , Matt Mooney
  12. 12. Ed , Eugene Field
  13. 13. Jan Kubelik , Carl Sandburg
  14. 14. When You Have Forgotten Sunday: The Love.. , Gwendolyn Brooks
  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. *** A Sunday Flavour! , RAJ NANDY
  22. 22. ! ! Praying Hands , Michael Shepherd
  23. 23. Hey, Hey, We’re The Monkees Aka Get Tha.. , Joe Rosochacki
  24. 24. A Husband , Christopher Higginson
  25. 25. The Sundays Of Satin-Legs Smith , Gwendolyn Brooks
  26. 26. % Postponed Lunch , Laa Finita
  27. 27. To J.R. , Robert Fuller Murray
  28. 28. On This Sunday Morning , indira babbellapati
  29. 29. Peace On Easter Sunday , Ency Bearis
  30. 30. Sunday Afternoon In Chocolate City , Jessica Holter
  31. 31. Early Works - Smoke Rings , David Harris
  32. 32. The Pillage Hangman - Parody Longfellow .. , Jonathan ROBIN
  33. 33. Variations On A Text By Vallejo , Donald Justice
  34. 34. Fred , Herbert Nehrlich
  35. 35. A Showcase For Ph Poets: April 2015: Sec.. , Bri Edwards
  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. Sunday Morning , April Avalon
  40. 40. The Rivals , James Weldon Johnson
  41. 41. Valentine's Day , S.J. Goldner
  42. 42. On A Lazy Sunday Morning, , , , Kavya ...
  43. 43. A Day Of Reflection , Marilyn Lott
  44. 44. Anthony Theme , Aldo Kraas
  45. 45. Gloomy Sunday , Sadiqullah Khan
  46. 46. On A Sunny Summer Sunday (Villanelle) , Gert Strydom
  47. 47. I Do Love Saturdays , Pradip Chattopadhyay
  48. 48. Able , Aldo Kraas
  49. 49. ...Thoughts That Never Seem To End... , Dislocated Heart
  50. 50. Haiku........ Ring A Bell , Ken e Hall
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