The scent of these arm-pits aroma finer than prayer,
This head more than churches, bibles, and all the creeds.

from Walt Whitman – Song of Myself on Rap Genius


What other 19th century poet speaks so beautifully of the human body? What other bard sings the praises of the holy anatomical temple?

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