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Poem by Walt Whitman


Leaves of Grass. 5. Calamus. 27. A Glimpse


A glimpse through an interstice caught,
Of a crowd of workmen and drivers in a bar-room around the stove
      late of a winter night, and I unremark'd seated in a corner,
Of a youth who loves me and whom I love, silently approaching and
      seating himself near, that he may hold me by the hand,
A long while amid the noises of coming and going, of drinking and
      oath and smutty jest,
There we two, content, happy in being together, speaking little,
      perhaps not a word.



Walt Whitman

Poem Theme: Love

Walt Whitman's other poems:
  1. Leaves of Grass. 34. Sands at Seventy. 7. A Font of Type
  2. Leaves of Grass. 34. Sands at Seventy. 1. Mannahatta
  3. Leaves of Grass. 34. Sands at Seventy. 23. Red Jacket (From Aloft)
  4. Leaves of Grass. 34. Sands at Seventy. 46. Twenty Years
  5. Leaves of Grass. 34. Sands at Seventy. 51. The Dead Emperor


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