O Glad, Exulting, Culminating Song !

                                      
A vigor more than earth’s is in thy notes…
A reborn race appears- a perfect world, all joy !
 
Women and men in wisdom, innocence and health- all joy !
Riotous laughing bacchanals fill’d with joy !
 
War, sorrow, suffering gone
the rank earth purged- nothing but joy left !
The ocean fill’d with joy- the atmosphere all joy !
 
Joy ! joy in freedom, worship, love !
Joy in the ecstasy of life !
 
Enough to merely be ! enough to breathe !
 
Joy! Joy ! all over joy !
 
   Walt Whitman
                          Summer’s here !
The Castle Lady  
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The Castle Lady Official web site: www.ilovecastles.com other blogs: ilovecastles.blogspot.com evelynsrockpages.blogspot.com evelyns-nailsforlife.blogspot.com
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4 Responses to O Glad, Exulting, Culminating Song !

  1. Leona says:

    What a beautiful poem! This is my favorite…Joy in the ecstasy of life ! Enough to merely be ! enough to breathe ! Joy! Joy ! all over joy !That put a smile on my face, fills my heart with joy just reading it. Thanks, I needed that (and didn\’t even know it)!

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  2. Evelyn says:

    Yes I couldn\’t resist this- and it\’s so Walt- you know what I mean? Summer\’s really here ! And it\’s always a joy to see your smiling face on my Live Space ! ; )

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  3. Duckie says:

    I love this poem. Sort of the feeling of the last day of school.

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  4. Douglas says:

    Refreshing…

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