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.
This famous Walt Whitman poem was immortalized in the movie The Dead Poets’ Society.
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Robert Browning’s tribute to his wife, poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning, before her death in 1861.