Have you outstript the rest?
Wider and wider they spread, expanding, always expanding, Outward and outward and forever outward.
7 Has any one supposed it lucky to be born?
Far-swooping elbow'd earth-rich apple-blossom'd earth!The second First-day morning they were brought out in squads and massacred, it was beautiful early summer, The bath and body works after christmas sale in store work commenced about five o'clock and was over by eight.This is the grass that grows wherever the land is and the water is, This the common air that bathes the globe.The editor of DayPoems will gladly assist in putting interested parties in contact with the authors.Is he from the Mississippi country?Clear and sweet is my soul, and clear and sweet is all that is not my soul.The authors of poetry and other material appearing on DayPoems retain full rights to their work.9 The big doors of the country barn stand open and ready, The dried grass of the harvest-time loads the slow-drawn wagon, The clear light plays on the brown gray and green intertinged, The armfuls are pack'd to the sagging mow.I but use you a minute, then I resign you, stallion, Why do I need your paces when I myself out-gallop them?I am an old artillerist, I tell of my fort's bombardment, I am there again.Cycles ferried my cradle, rowing and rowing like cheerful boatmen, For room to me stars kept aside in their own rings, They sent influences to look after what was to hold.To behold the day-break!
Showing the best and dividing it from the worst age vexes age, Knowing the perfect fitness and equanimity of things, while they discuss I am silent, and go bathe and admire myself.
If you would understand me go to the heights or water-shore, The nearest gnat is an explanation, and a drop or motion of waves key, The maul, the oar, the hand-saw, second my words.
45 O span of youth!
Wrench'd and sweaty-calm and cool then my body becomes, I sleep-I sleep long.
This is the geologist, this works with the scalper, and this is a mathematician.Have you heard that it was good to gain the day?Long live exact demonstration!Fetch stonecrop mixt with cedar and branches of lilac, This is the lexicographer, this the chemist, this made a grammar of the old cartouches, These mariners put the ship through dangerous unknown seas.All I mark as my own you shall offset it with your own, Else it were time lost listening.I hasten to inform him or her it is just as lucky to die, and I know.Mix'd tussled hay of head, beard, brawn, it shall be you!Will you prove already too late?Press close bare-bosom'd night-press close magnetic nourishing night!Even as I stand or sit passing faster than you.