Continuities by Walt Whitman

March 30, 2013

Nothing is ever really lost, or can be lost,
No birth, identity, form–no object of the world.
Nor life, nor force, nor any visible thing;
Appearance must not foil, nor shifted sphere confuse thy brain.
Ample are time and space–ample the fields of Nature.
The body, sluggish, aged, cold–the embers left from earlier fires,
The light in the eye grown dim, shall duly flame again;
The sun now low in the west rises for mornings and for noons continual;
To frozen clods ever the spring’s invisible law returns,
With grass and flowers and summer fruits and corn.

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One Response to “Continuities by Walt Whitman”

  1. alicelucie said

    I love Walt Whitman – and the combination of audio and visual here is really powerful, great post. thanks for sharing it.

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