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Notations in Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
Notations in Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman (Photo credit: Crossett Library Bennington College)

34. SOMETIMES with one I love, I fill myself with rage, for fear I effuse unreturn’d love;
But now I think there is no unreturn’d love—the pay is certain, one way or another;
(I loved a certain person ardently, and my love was not return’d;
Yet out of that, I have written these songs.)
-Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass 1900 edition

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