other authors? (was Re: POTD question...)

Tue Jan 28 16:46:11 PST 2003

On Tuesday, January 28, 2003, at 07:35 PM, Alex Nixon wrote:

> The American Transcendentalists never did it for me.  The Great 
> Spirit?  I think that Whitman was smoking leaves of grass when he 
> wrote that.  America's produced better writers than those twerps.
> It could be worse, though.  They could be Canadian authors.

I like Walt Whitman, not because of his Transcendentalisms, but because 
he's a fine poet.