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   Give me the power to speak beautiful words:
keep the rest. 

Walter Whitman (1819-1892) 
 
An American poet, humanist and journalist from Long Island, N.Y. At the age of 11, his formal education ended. Some insist that he was either bi-sexual or homo-sexual. He died from complications due to tuberculosis. 

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