Walt Whitman

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

For Him I Sing

Poem by Walt Whitman


FOR him I sing,
I raise the Present on the Past,
(As some perennial tree, out of its roots, the present on the past:)
With time and space I him dilate--and fuse the immortal laws,
To make himself, by them, the law unto himself.


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  • Chinedu DikeChinedu Dike (1/25/2020 11:39:00 AM)

    Well expressed thoughts and feelings. An insightful creation...............................................................(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002



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