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Title: After the Dazzle of Day

Creator: Walt Whitman

Date: February 3, 1888

Publication information: New York Herald 3 February 1888: 4.

Source: Our transcription is based on a digital image of a microfilm copy of an original issue.

Whitman Archive ID: per.00111

Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, April Lambert, and Susan Belasco




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After the Dazzle of Day.1

After the dazzle of day is gone
Only the dark night shows to my eyes the stars;
After the clangor of organ majestic or chorus or
perfect band
Silent athwart my soul moves the symphony
true.
WALT WHITMAN.

Notes:

1. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888). [back]


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