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To A Common Prostitute Analysis



Author: Poetry of Walt Whitman Type: Poetry Views: 600

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To a Common Prostitute



BE composed--be at ease with me--I am Walt Whitman, liberal and lusty

as Nature;

Not till the sun excludes you, do I exclude you;

Not till the waters refuse to glisten for you, and the leaves to

rustle for you, do my words refuse to glisten and rustle for

you.



My girl, I appoint with you an appointment--and I charge you that you

make preparation to be worthy to meet me,

And I charge you that you be patient and perfect till I come.



Till then, I salute you with a significant look, that you do not

forget me.





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I couldn\'t disagree more with the previous post. Whitman is using language that is clearly symbolic of the compassion and grace bestowed by Christ.

| Posted on 2012-11-30 | by a guest


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If ever there is a poem that on its surface seems self-explanitory, it is this brief poem, that seems straight out a statement that a prostititue is a human too. Though it is not that simple. Whitman adopts an intriguing lordly manner, almost that of one exercising a droit de signeur: "My girl, I appoint with you an appointment. . . " and yet there is another side, and that is that he is also comparing the prostitute to a poet, and her work a craft, even a poem. And with it he give the reader a glimpse into the work an labor of making a poem, "BE composed--be at ease with me," and yet for it all this is also a man nervious with his malemness begging as it were this street woman to treat him like a lover, in essense to create a work of art with her sexuality. It is an amzing piece on several levels. One needs to look at the resonance.

| Posted on 2005-10-11 | by Approved Guest




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