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Walt Whitman Initiative's 19th Annual "Song of Myself" Marathon

Contribute your barbaric yawp to the 19th annual reading of Whitman's epic "Song of Myself"! This free and open event welcomes you to perform/recite/interpret one of the 52 all-embracing sections of the poem surrounded by spectacular views and all-embracing goodwill. For the first time in three years, this beloved New York City tradition is back in person—and brought to life by you. 

Interested in joining us as a reader? Please sign up by 12:00 p.m. ET on September 10.

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