The Mystic Trumpeter – Walt Whitman

March 10, 2010

Love, that is all the earth to lovers — love, that mocks time and space,
Love, that is day and night — love, that is sun and moon and stars,
Love, that is crimson, sumptuous, sick with perfume,
No other words but words of love, no other thought but love.

The Mystic Trumpeter – Walt Whitman (in Leaves of Grass)



  1. Anything by W. Whitman is superb!

    Leaves of Grass has been and always will be my ” Bible ”

    Beautiful women

    “Women sit or move to and fro, some old, some young,
    The young are beautiful – but the old are more beautiful
    Than the young”

  2. To old age

    “I see you in the estuary that enlarges and spreads itself
    grandly as it pours in the great sea”

  3. Thought

    “Of Equality- as if it harm’d me,giving others the same
    chances and rights as myself – as if it were not
    indispensable to my own rights that others possess the

    Oh captain, my captain..!

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