America by Walt Whitman

In honor of Independence Day: Last year, Levi's launched a campaign called Go Forth which borrowed words from American poet Walt Whitman. Listen to Whitman read four lines of his 1888 poem “America,” and you'll be surprised at how his words are still so relevant today. Below is the full poem. AMERICA. Centre of equal daughters, equal sons, All, all alike endear'd, grown, ungrown, young or old, Strong, ample, fair, enduring, capable, rich, Perennial with the Earth, with Freedom, Law and Love, A grand, sane, towering, seated Mother, Chair'd in the adamant of Time.

Happy Fourth of July.

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