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Poetry:The Days of August Leapt, One Over the Other

I learned these strangers and their families

wandering and returning.
We once outraced a hail storm pulling
the bleaching laundry off the southern terrace.
One day at table our older son surprised… 26 more words

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The Buried Skeleton

It was in the other land on another planet. An island washed by green oceans, with rusted mountains of snowy peaks, ash-gray fields and great mesas of red sand. 301 more words

Walt Whitman - OTHER LANDS.


This moment yearning and thoughtful, sitting alone,
It seems to me there are other men in other lands, yearning and thoughtful;
It seems to me I can look over and behold them in Prussia, Italy, France,
        Spain—or far, far away, in China, or in Russia or India—talking
        other dialects;
And it seems to me, if I could know those men, I should become attached to
        them, as I do to men in my own lands. 60 more words