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Photo ~ Natalia Mindru

One hour to madness and joy! O furious! O confine me not!

….O something unprov’d! something in a trance!

To escape utterly from others’ anchors and holds!

To drive free! to love free! to dash reckless and dangerous!

To court destruction with taunts, with invitations!

To ascend, to leap to the heavens of the love indicated to me!

To rise thither with my inebriate soul!

To be lost if it must be so!

To feed the remainder of life with one hour of fullness and freedom!

 

With one brief hour of madness and joy.

Written so well by Walt Whitman, a few lines from Children of Adam, Leaves of Grass

 

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