Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to every one that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, argue not concerning God, have patience and indulgence toward the people, take off your hat to nothing known or unknown or to any man or number of men, go freely with powerful uneducated persons and with the young and with the mothers of families, read these leaves in the open air every season of every year of your life, re-examine all you have been told at school or church or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your own soul…
Walt Whitman in Leaves of Grass
Song: “Awake My Soul” by Mumford & Sons
Played 31,615 times. via literary jukebox.
I wrote a 7-page paper about this guy.
via Lost in a cup.
Becoming a Strawberry (Redux)
by Noel Badges Pugh
I love this in so many ways!