Walt Whitman
New York / United States
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A Proadway Pageant

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OVER the western sea, hither from Niphon come,
Courteous, the swart-cheek'd two-sworded envoys,
Leaning back in their open barouches, bare-headed, impassive,
Ride to-day through Manhattan.

Libertad!
I do not know whether others behold what I behold,
In the procession, along with the nobles of Asia, the errand-
bearers,
Bringing up the rear, hovering above, around, or in the ranks
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Konab Ghumman 30 June 2019
great 1 Bringing up the rear, hovering above, around, or in the ranks marching; But I will sing you a song of what I behold, Libertad.
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Paul Amrod 14 May 2019
By the way at the end of this month we must celebrate his 200th birthday! !
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Paul Amrod 14 May 2019
My fellow New Yorker I am very proud of.
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Brian Purdy 07 January 2012
Does the passion, the energy, the great spirit and verbal pyro-technics at the service of a marvelous mind confronted with an amazing spectacle and fully able to record it in the most brilliant and original strokes NOT move you, gentle readers? Hey, guys and gals, what gives?
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