Monday, November 26, 2007

Below is section of a creative project I did for my 19th century American Poetry class. I chose selected portions of Leaves of Grass and brought them to a 21st century perspective.

"Walt Whitman, an American, one of the roughs, a kosmos,
Disorderly fleshy and sensual . . . eating drinking and breeding,
No senimentalist . . . no stander above men and women or
apart from them . . . no more modest that immodest."

~Walt Whitman,
from Leaves of Grass

Kelly Reid, a ­­­­­­­­­­­_____________ , one of the escapees, an indie,

Deliberately exhausted and insoluble . . . working enduring and maintaining,

No refugee . . . no more weathered than any other product

of an unbalanced formula . . . no more impeded than abled.

And as an added bonus- two records I picked up this weekend

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