Tuesday, December 31, 2002

A Glimpse Comments

Rating: 3.1

A GLIMPSE, through an interstice caught,
Of a crowd of workmen and drivers in a bar-room, around the stove,
late of a winter night--And I unremark'd seated in a corner;


Walt Whitman
Suryendu Chaudhury 01 October 2020
The feeling of solidarity is given eminence.
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Ratnakar Mandlik 26 February 2019
Happy in being together. Wonderful feeling.
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Britte Ninad 11 June 2018
o dear look; please look at me the dust of dusk is greetings the darkness the light of lantern is in the hand of caravan everything is visible on your sight but I am; an opaque love please look at me.....
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Mahtab Bangalee 31 May 2018
Of a youth who loves me, and whom I love, silently approaching, and seating himself near, that he may hold me by the hand;
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Susan Williams 18 April 2018
interstice- -an interval of time.. So perhaps Whitman was there as an older man and sees himself as a young man.... that is intriguing!
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Edward Kofi Louis 18 April 2018
A Winter Night! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Kumarmani Mahakul 18 April 2018
There we two, content, happy in being together, speaking little, perhaps not a is the essence of the ooem. Beautifully crafted.
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Kumarmani Mahakul 18 April 2018
So touchingly inscribed. Beautiful poem. I appreciate this poem.
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Bernard F. Asuncion 18 April 2018
Such a great write by Walt Whitman??????
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Dr.subhendu Kar 28 October 2016
Beautiful write, yet soul within seems to talk in silence when words become wordless.
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Patricia Grantham 18 April 2015
An interesting but endearing write. The pub was noisy but two souls was enamored with each other. Good piece.
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Konigan Barrutman 03 October 2014
Ah, this is the right joke - all those people sitting in corners. In pubs. They had nothing on Whitman. He would have sat there all night he would. Plenty of inspiration. And then this other figure...proving he really knows how pubs were in those days. To sit out alone, like that.
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Surajit Banerjee 06 May 2014
A nice example of mute coomunication
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Love such a wonderful feeling and poems is very interesting.
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Paul Krachtower 02 April 2012
One of Whitman's beautiful shorter poems. The master at work!
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Kevin Duan 09 February 2012
you have a talent for expressing much in your feeling in just a few short sentences
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Carlos Echeverria 09 February 2012
Whitman's expressing sexual frustration in a beautiful poem.
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Juan Olivarez 09 February 2011
Anastasia Walt Whitman is dead. He has been for over hundred years, I personally did not like Walt Whitmans writings except for a few. Like Captain my Captain, and When Lilacs last in the dooryard bloomed. His poetry to me was too conceited and at the time we studied it in the 60s he just did not measure up to the greats.
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Abby Keen/harris 09 February 2010
im not experianced but this poem u wrote is amazing! it is simple but yet expresses some much emotion. Good work!
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Only if America was caught up in the beauty of his graphic portrayal of human affection instead of blindly addicted to sending boys (and now girls) to die in war. Men giving young men their hands in compassion instead of rifles and uniforms and human targets. Too bad his dream isn't the American Dream, too bad.
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