I Hear America Singing - Walt Whitman


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I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear;

Those of mechanics—each one singing his, as it should be, blithe and strong;

The carpenter singing his, as he measures his plank or beam,

The mason singing his, as he makes ready for work, or leaves off work;

The boatman singing what belongs to him in his boat—the deckhand singing on the steamboat deck;
The shoemaker singing as he sits on his bench—the hatter singing as he stands;
The wood-cutter’s song—the ploughboy’s, on his way in the morning, or at the noon intermission, or at sundown;
The delicious singing of the mother—or of the young wife at work—or of the girl sewing or washing—Each singing what belongs to her, and to none else;
The day what belongs to the day—At night, the party of young fellows, robust, friendly,
Singing, with open mouths, their strong melodious songs.

Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892) is rightly considered one of the greatest poets in the United States - if not the greatest poet - as well as in all modern western


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Gostei muito da poesia

17.01.2020 21:24
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good poetry

17.01.2020 21:15
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Bem vinda ao blockchain do Steem! Mando um salve aqui de São Paulo/SP. Uma dica, para posts em português o pessoal dos projetos @camoes e @lusofonia recomendou a adoção da tag #pt que hj muitos utilizam. Tem algumas coisas desatualizadas mas se precisar existe tb o wiki Steem.center com a tradução do FAQ e guias para iniciantes. Sucesso e boa sorte mais uma vez!!

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18.01.2020 13:45
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