O CAPTAIN! my Captain! our fearful trip is done; The ship has weather'd every rack, the prize we sought is won;................................................
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I love this poem but I don't know why.
This is a poem about the death of Abraham Lincoln - the Captain of the ship called the United States. You love this poem because Whitman captured the emotion of that event with precision.
This is poetry. Humbling for us that try.
Bonnie Prince Billy's Black Captain
What power he has, only I know
My captain go
o my captain...rise up and hear the bell
What an elegy that draws readers to mourn for Abram Lincoln! It is a poetic gem.
I read this poem last year in my English textbook. It used an apt and excellent metaphor for a very good president.
Great, will go on my list along with sea fever...thank you
our fateful trip is through....he put free verse on the map, it's my favorite form.
Ended reading it so loud that the walls of my enclosement, deafened. Proud to share my birthdate with the legend.
I must have dreamt it......I recall reading (Along with the Charge of the light Brigade a poem by Tennyson Oh Captain, my Captain
A Classic, a declamation piece well remembered.
a nice poem, colliding tension and suspense, good work.
Great poetry with depths and heights
Something very original here...keep it up
..............a wonderful poem and my favorite of Whitman's ★
The meaning is beautiful. Keep up the good work :)
Wonderful, amazing, meaningful...
Such a meaningful poem
Fantastic poem......great Elegy!
That reading is so incredible! :)