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Appeared in: Volume 1, Number 1
Published on: September 1, 2005
"I Will Be Your Poet"

Leaves of Grass is 150 years old, but vibrant as ever. A fellow poet celebrates Walt Whitman as America’s muse to the Kosmos, and the craftsman of America’s own spirit.

David Kirby is a poet and Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of English at Florida State University. His next collection will be The House on Boulevard Street: New and Selected Poems.

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