I harbor for good or bad, I permit to speak at every hazard,
Nature without check with original energy.
Original in that it is natural, unique, the real thing, and also back to basics, as if he’s returning poetry to its origins.
Whitman was a Transcendentalist. The members of this literary movement, launched by Ralph Waldo Emerson, believed that both people and nature are inherently good—that people are real at and at their best once removed from institutions, such as religion and political parties.
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