Happy birthday, Walt.

by kelly on May 31, 2011

…Long enough have you dreamed contemptible dreams,

Now I wash the gum from your eyes,

You must habit yourself to the dazzle of the light and

of every moment of your life.


Long have you timidly waded, holding a plank by the


Now I will you to be a bold swimmer…


Read the full text of Leaves of Grass here.

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