A Clear Midnight

By Walt Whitman


This is thy hour O Soul, thy free flight into the wordless,
Away from books, away from art, the day erased, the lesson done,
Thee fully forth emerging, silent, gazing, pondering the themes
        thou lovest best.
Night, sleep, death and the stars.

While you’re here, check out some of these other great classic poems.

Fire And Ice, By Robert Frost

This is one of Robert Frost’s most popular poems. It was published in December 1920 in Harper’s Magazine and in 1923 in his Pulitzer Prize−winning book New Hampshire.

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