In Whitman's Hand


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Title: [l]oving every one I meet

Creator: Walt Whitman

Date: Between 1850 and 1860

Whitman Archive ID: uva.00272

Source: Papers of Walt Whitman (MSS 3829), Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature, Albert H. Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia. Transcribed from digital images of the original. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of manuscripts, see our statement of editorial policy.

Editorial note: Based on the material written on the back of this leaf, this manuscript was probably written in the 1850s. The lines do not appear to have contributed directly to any of Whitman's published poetry.

Related item: Draft lines on the back of this manuscript leaf probably relate to the poem eventually titled "Poets to Come." See uva.00271.

Contributors to digital file: Nicole Gray and Robert LaCosse

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[cut away] ever [illegible]

[cut away] oving every one I meet and drawing their love in [cut away]

Never losing old friends, ^ or new ones; and finding new on[cut away]
every day of my life;

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