TRAVEL POEM: Song of the Open Road

Song of the Open Road by Walt Whitman 1
AFOOT and light-hearted, I take to the open road, 
Healthy, free, the world before me, 
The long brown path before me, leading wherever I choose.
 

Henceforth I ask not good-fortune—I myself am good fortune; 
Henceforth I whimper no more, postpone no more, need nothing,
Strong and content, I travel […]

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TRAVEL POEM: Questions of Travel

Questions of Travel by Elizabeth Bishop There are too many waterfalls here; the crowded streams 
hurry too rapidly down to the sea, 
and the pressure of so many clouds on the mountaintops 
makes them spill over the sides in soft slow-motion, 
turning to waterfalls under our very eyes. 
–For if those streaks, those mile-long, shiny, tearstains, […]

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