WALT WHITMAN IS DEAD

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WALT WHITMAN IS DEAD Where are you now? Uncle? Poet? Walt? Old man, child of the Long Island Free verse son of America, Teacher & government work-man? ?Human – Being? Citizen Man? Mind of the spirit Spirit, in the flesh Where have you gone? Disappeared Now a ghost Among…

The Outside World

Originally posted on R.M. ENGELHARDT:
As you get older the more things change – for the better or for the worse. Sometimes being a writer and becoming somewhat of an self-isolationist is like being in a sanctuary and finding your true self, your true voice and words. The outside world never goes away. It…