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Walt Whitman Initiative’s 20th Annual “Song of Myself” Marathon

Granite Prospect
September 10, 2023
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for the 20th Annual “Song of Myself” Marathon Reading of Walt Whitman’s critically acclaimed poem!

Contribute your barbaric yawp to the 20th 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 good will.  Join for this beloved New York City tradition — brought to life by you.

For more information, visit the Walt Whitman Initiative. Their contact email is This event is organized and led by WWI President Karen Karbiener with critical tech support from board members Stefan Killen, Jesse Merandy and Ed Whitley.

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September 10
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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