A Thank You to Walt Whitman
Walt Whitman’s Legacy
Indeed, Whitman’s ‘Crossing Brooklyn Ferry’ will continue to flow through time as the one work where the oyster harvesters, iron-workers, sailors, fishermen, and commuters all contribute equally to paint the day in the life of the New York Harbor. Listening to the segments posted here, you can take a few seconds to immerse yourself in Whitman’s watery footprint. We wish you well, Walt Whitman!
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