Walt Whitman

(31 May 1819 - 26 March 1892 / New York / United States)

O Hymen! O Hymenee! - Poem by Walt Whitman

O HYMEN! O hymenee!
Why do you tantalize me thus?
O why sting me for a swift moment only?
Why can you not continue? O why do you now cease?
Is it because, if you continued beyond the swift moment, you would
soon certainly kill me?

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  • Rookie - 233 Points Tom Navarro (10/26/2015 2:39:00 AM)

    when one love there is a little bit of dying, dying to selfishness (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

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