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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

An Excerpt from Walt Whitman's 'The Sleepers,' Illustrated

In his poem “The Sleepers” Whitman has a vision of himself walking among the sleeping multitudes, their slumber a great democratizer. He watches unrequited lovers, dying soldiers, scheming capitalists, homosexuals, babies, runaways, masturbators, murderers, and the murdered. Everyone sleeps, and everyone is loved.

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