Walt Whitman

Here you will find the Poem A Promise To California of poet Walt Whitman

A Promise To California

A PROMISE to California,
 Also to the great Pastoral Plains, and for Oregon:
 Sojourning east a while longer, soon I travel toward you, to remain,
 to teach robust American love;
 For I know very well that I and robust love belong among you, inland,
 and along the Western Sea;
 For These States tend inland, and toward the Western Sea--and I will