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November 22, 2020

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Great sweep is right! Charles shakes hands with Whitman and then sails across, on, under, over, through and around his own wide green fields.

Yes, he does!  Thanks for the comment, mon ami.

Great poem! I read it yesterday and then last night I had a dream in which 800 people wrote comments on this page, that's how good the poem is. I stand by tht prediction.


Thanks, Chris. May all your dreams come true.

Great great poem. Thank you hi


Thanks for commenting, Karen.

bam!

Fantastic. Bernstein has kept me coming back over the years. And this isn't LANGUAGE at all, or perhaps it's all language. It's like an elegy or a responsorial psalm. It makes me feel alive and hopeful as I get to vote soon in a run-off election in El Paso. I'll never forget it. Finally, I had no idea that we share the same publisher, the University of New Mexico Press. I can't wait to get his new books. I'll order them today. Thanks, Terence, for keeping it fresh and free.


Lawrence---thanks for your take on the poem.

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