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Leaves of Grass

By: Walt Whitman

...re with dimes on the eyes walking, To feed the greed of the belly the brains liberally spooning, Tickets buying, taking, selling, but in to the feast ... ... TO A C OMMON P ROSTITUTE Be composed—be at ease with me—I am Walt Whitman, liberal and lusty as Nature, Not till the sun excludes you do I exclude y... ...nents, seas, Thou that to grapes and weeds and little wild flowers givest so liberally, Shed, shed thyself on mine and me, with but a fleeting ray out... ... and women, and of Self esteem and Personality; Of the true New World—of the Democracies resplendent en masse, Of the conformity of politics, armies, ... ...merica is the continent of glories, and of the triumph of freedom and of the Democracies, and of the fruits of society, and of all that is begun, And ...

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