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Fast Anchor'd Eternal O Love! by Walt Whitman


"Fast Anchor'd Eternal O Love!" is a poem written by Walt Whitman. This is a love poem written about his wife. It's sweet and romantic at the same time. He basically says that he can't resist her and she makes him "float" with happiness and he loves the thought of them spending their lives together.

This poem is made up of one stanza with six lines.


Fast Anchor'd Eternal O Love!

Fast-anchor'd eternal O love! O woman I love!
O bride! O wife! more resistless than I can tell, the thought of you!
Then separate, as disembodied or another born,
Ethereal, the last athletic reality, my consolation,
I ascend, I float in the regions of your love O man,
O sharer of my roving life.

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Literary Movement
19th Century

Wife, Love, Relationship, Happiness

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