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Leaves of Grass By Walt Whitman
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Leaves of Grass is a collection of poems by Walt Whitman, which was self-published in 1855. It has its origins in an essay written by Ralph Waldo Emerson 10 years earlier titled The Poet, which... More > called for a new poetic voice that embodied the spirit of America. Some of its well-known poems include "Song of Myself" and "I Sing the Body Electric," and most were fiddled with and added to over the course of Whitman's life. Whitman wanted his book to be small enough to fit in a reader's pocket, as it was more likely to be read in the "open air." And he noted "I am nearly always successful with the reader in the open air." The title of the book is also a pun: "Grass" was a term that publishers ascribed to inferior literary works and "leaves" refer to the pages on which they were printed. It was considered "obscene literature" when it first came out, and critics accused its anonymous author of homosexuality.< Less
A Blade of Grass By Joshua FInch
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A woman on her way to work, is interrupted by a serious health problem.
Leaves of Grass By Walt Whitman
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American poet Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, is a collection of poems notable for its frank delight in and praise of the senses, during a time when such candid displays were considered... More > immoral. Where much previous poetry, especially English, relied on symbolism, allegory, and meditation on the religious and spiritual, Leaves of Grass exalted the body and the material world.< Less
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Grass of Parnassus By Andrew Lang
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Snake in the Grass By Steven "Chief" Lewis
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Anthology of short writings (97 words) written for the 8th Annual Microfest held in New Paltz, NY. The trigger: "Snake in the Grass."
turtle grass By Irene Korinas
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How ordinary grass is. How sun and wind changes the green to blond and brown. How we lay across its color held, sun bathe, run or ride bicycles over its carpet. How we take little notice of its... More > seasons, yet, grass in open spaces makes all seem extraordinary. These poems move across the flat page, layer on layer, with or without a horizon the grasses change the way we see and think about slender sheathing leaves, and flowers borne in spikelets, all the different grass species. Our expectation has no limit as lines entwine and stroke each other like a wall of light the phrases grow, leaving their music and a series of shadows.< Less
turtle grass By Irene Koronas
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How ordinary grass is. How sun and wind changes the green to blond and brown. How we lay across its color field, sun bathe, run or ride bicycles over its carpet. How we take little notice of its... More > seasons, yet, grass in open spaces makes all seem extraordinary. These poems move across the flat page, layer on layer, with or without a horizon the grasses change the way we see and think about slender sheathing leaves, and flowers borne in spikelets, all the different grass species. Our expectation has no limit as lines entwine and stroke each other like a wall of light the phrases grow, leaving their music and a series of shadows.< Less
Leaves of Grass By Whitman Walt
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Leaves of Grass is a poetry collection by the American poet Walt Whitman (1819–1892). Although the first edition was published in 1855, Whitman spent most of his professional life writing
Leaves of Grass By Walt Whitman
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Leaves of Grass is Walt Whitman’s best known collection of poetry and encapsulates his whole life’s work. Walt Whitman has been described as the father of free verse, and his approach to... More > poetry as demonstrated in Leaves of Grass has been an inspiration to poets ever since its first publication in 1855. The frank sexuality of Whitman’s poetry in Leaves of Grass was controversial at the time and was condemned as obscene. Whitman does talk about sex in an honest way, but he sees it as part of nature, to be celebrated. Whitman in poems such as “Song of Myself” and “I Sing the Body Electric” exulted nature and the material world, and cast aside the old poetic tropes of symbolism and allegory. Walt Whitman remains one of the most influential poets in the American canon.< Less

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