ONE'S-SELF I sing-a simple, separate Person;
The Female equally with the male I sing.
Of Life immense in passion, pulse, and power,
Cheerful-for freest action form'd, under the laws divine,
The Modern Man I sing.
For a brief biographical sketch, please click on the following source:
Perspectives in American Literature
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