Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, MANAHATTA, by WALT WHITMAN

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MANAHATTA, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: My city's fit and noble name resumed
Last Line: Coming, going, hurrying sea waves.
Subject(s): New York City; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple

My city's fit and noble name resumed,
Choice aboriginal name, with marvelous beauty, meaning,
A rocky founded island -- shores where ever gayly dash the
coming, going, hurrying sea waves.

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