A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.

Walt Whitman

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Walter Whitman Jr. (; May 31, 1819 – March 26, 1892) was an American poet, essayist and journalist. A humanist, he was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism, incorporating both views in his works. Whitman is among the most influential poets in the American canon, often called...

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