Walt Whitman
New York / United States
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Sparkles From The Wheel

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WHERE the city's ceaseless crowd moves on, the live-long day,
Withdrawn, I join a group of children watching--I pause aside with
them.

By the curb, toward the edge of the flagging,
A knife-grinder works at his wheel, sharpening a great knife;
Bending over, he carefully holds it to the stone--by foot and knee,
With measur'd tread, he turns rapidly--As he presses with light but
firm hand,
Forth issue, then, in copious golden jets,
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Shelly Robertson 02 December 2005
Walt Whitman describes the beauty of the world. He describes what he sees surronding him and he describes the beauty in each of these things.
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