Walt Whitman
New York / United States
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After The Sea-Ship

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AFTER the Sea-Ship--after the whistling winds;
After the white-gray sails, taut to their spars and ropes,
Below, a myriad, myriad waves, hastening, lifting up their necks,
Tending in ceaseless flow toward the track of the ship:
Waves of the ocean, bubbling and gurgling, blithely prying,
Waves, undulating waves--liquid, uneven, emulous waves,
Toward that whirling current, laughing and buoyant, with curves,
Where the great Vessel, sailing and tacking, displaced the surface;
Larger and smaller waves, in the spread of the ocean, yearnfully
The wake of the Sea-Ship, after she passes--flashing and frolicsome,
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Randomperson 22 February 2018
The only poem by Walt Whitman was the one called Oh Captain, My Captain, which was beautiful, I recommend
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Thomas Case 27 November 2015
you can almost smell the ocean
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Billy 16 November 2018
you are smart. I wish I was you.
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Brian Jani 13 May 2014
Walt Amazing poetic skills here
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Brian Jani 13 May 2014
Walt Amazing poetic skills here
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