Monday, May 7, 2007
May--Friendship Poem--A Tribute to Walt Whitman
May is the birthday of celebrated American author and poet Walt Whitman. Below is a tribute to this great author whose birthday falls in the month of May. Go through this wonderful poem on ' Friendship ' which is a milestone among the numerous poems that he has written in his lifetime. This one is sure to capture your heart!

To a Stranger

Passing stranger! you do not know
How longingly I look upon you,
You must be he I was seeking,
Or she I was seeking
(It comes to me as a dream)

I have somewhere surely
Lived a life of joy with you,
All is recall'd as we flit by each other,
Fluid, affectionate, chaste, matured,

You grew up with me,
Were a boy with me or a girl with me,
I ate with you and slept with you, your body has become
not yours only nor left my body mine only,

You give me the pleasure of your eyes,
face, flesh as we pass,
You take of my beard, breast, hands,
in return,

I am not to speak to you, I am to think of you
when I sit alone or wake at night, alone
I am to wait, I do not doubt I am to meet you again
I am to see to it that I do not lose you.

Walt Whitman

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