The sound of the belch'd words of my voice loos'd to the eddies of the wind,

from Walt Whitman – Song of Myself on Rap Genius


Belched conveys raw, unconstrained expression. This is the opposite of what one might think of Emily Dickinson, a contemporary.

Belched also has connotations of the air, of inspiration, and thus fits into the theme of originality.

Corsera, Modern Poetry.

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