Whitman: Earth

„Earth of departed sunset—earth of the mountains misty-topt !
Earth of the vitreous pour of the full moon just tinged with blue!
Earth of shine and dark mottling the tide of the river !
Earth of the limpid gray of clouds brighter and clearer for my sake !“
(no. 21) #Whitman #earth

Whitman, Walt, Song of Myself. East Aurora 1904.