Walt Whitman

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

A Clear Midnight - Poem by Walt Whitman

THIS is thy hour O Soul, thy free flight into the wordless,
Away from books, away from art, the day erased, the lesson done,
Thee fully forth emerging, silent, gazing, pondering the themes thou
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Comments about A Clear Midnight by Walt Whitman

  • (1/22/2018 8:12:00 AM)

    Nice poem 💖 (Report) Reply

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  • (12/10/2017 8:31:00 AM)

    In little words the human thoughts in different times is narrated so greatly. (Report) Reply

  • (12/6/2017 1:31:00 PM)

    I believe he is saying goodbye in a sense of an outer body experiance. (Report) Reply

  • Yildirim Beyazit (11/10/2017 2:25:00 AM)

    amazing poem feel nice (Report) Reply

  • Mohit Katyal (11/8/2017 1:12:00 PM)

    Amazing poem.. Feels nice (Report) Reply

  • Reza Vafapour (10/22/2017 11:48:00 AM)

    what he means by the word lesson?
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  • Saravanan Sivasubramanian (6/1/2017 6:06:00 AM)

    Away from books, away from art, the day erased, the lesson done

    walt witman leads us away from all things in the world including the world.

    He himself states that I am the child of soul and nature
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  • (4/21/2017 9:29:00 PM)

    This poem stole all the breath in my lungs and gave me dreams to breathe instead (Report) Reply

  • Robert Murray Smith (1/7/2017 11:59:00 PM)

    Succinct poignancy in poem form. (Report) Reply

  • Tom Allport (1/2/2017 10:02:00 AM)

    tom allport
    a time to move on to greener pastures? (Report) Reply

  • Bernard F. Asuncion (12/23/2016 6:55:00 PM)

    The deadline to be worthy before God before reaching the paradise.....+++++++++++++++++ nice poem........+++ (Report) Reply

  • (12/23/2016 3:07:00 PM)

    Merry christmass
    merry christmass everyone... wish you all a wonderfull night full starts and new beginings (Report) Reply

  • Lantz Pierre (12/23/2016 10:27:00 AM)

    Father Greybeard!
    A cloudless sky after the sun has set, as the hands of the clock bring one day to an end and another into being, such a sky leads away infinitely. Or comes to us from eternity. Walt, your words waltz through time. (Report) Reply

  • Savita Tyagi (12/23/2016 9:57:00 AM)

    A silent night welcomes all thoughts. Words attract with their simplicity. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh T A (12/23/2016 9:06:00 AM)

    An epigrammatic poem on the passage of death finally in life is very fine! (Report) Reply

  • (12/23/2016 8:44:00 AM)

    I'll say again - wonderful. (Report) Reply

  • Seamus O' Brian (12/23/2016 8:18:00 AM)

    Classic WW. Night, sleep, death, and the stars─those ideas beloved by poets. I love the irony, however, that the free flight into the wordless must still be rendered visible through the use of words. But luminously rendered, indeed. (Report) Reply

  • Tom Allport (12/23/2016 5:12:00 AM)

    tom allport
    a time to let things go and move on to a different plain (Report) Reply

  • Akham Nilabirdhwaja Singh (11/26/2016 7:49:00 AM)

    Free flight
    Sincerely, I feel it.Fantastic! (Report) Reply

  • R Soos (11/21/2016 9:29:00 AM)

    'Tis so true - I have noticed many times when tagging my poems, one of those four themes are major factors in my thoughts. Whitman as prophet =: -) (Report) Reply

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