Posts Tagged ‘Emily Dickinson’

  • Happy Birthday, Walter Whitman

    Happy Birthday, Walter Whitman

    June 1st, 2014 | Walt Whitman | journalpulp | 2 Comments

    Walter (“Walt”) Whitman, perhaps America’s only guru, turned 195-years-old today. He is unquestionably America’s most famous and most quintessential poet — who is second, I would add, only to Emily Dickenson as the most overrated. Walter Whitman, who opened the closet but wouldn’t come out; who lived in a kind of luxurious poverty — housekeeper, […]

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