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To You by Walt Whitman


"To You" is a poem written by Walt Whitman. This poem is simply about how people, if they are lonely or whatever else, should be able to speak to someone else. He says that if you want to speak to someone, then speak. He will speak back.

This short poem is written as a couplet.


To You

Stranger! if you, passing, meet me, and desire to speak to me, why should you not speak to me?
And why should I not speak to you.

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