“Delicious As The Kisses Of God” Walt Whitman

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When researching Walt Whitman’s Missing Notebooks Now Online, the first page I randomly selected for viewing (the notebook contents are not searchable) was Page 22 of the “Perceptions or Senses” Notebook. At the top of that page I happened onto this felicitous phrase, scribbled in Whitman’s own hand:

Delicious as the kisses of god

 

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Is that cool or what?

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