Walt Whitman

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Walt Witman was one of the more famous poets. He wrote many poems throughout his life. He was born in May 31, 1819. Also a journalist, was part of the transcendentalism and realism, by his published work. He was born in Huntington, on Long Island.

A LEAF for hand in hand!
You natural persons old and young!
You on the Mississippi, and on all the branches and bayous of the
Mississippi!
You friendly boatmen and mechanics! You roughs!
You twain! And all processions moving along the streets!
I wish to infuse myself among you till I see it common for you to
walk hand in hand!

Walt Whitman

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