There was a child went forth every day,
And the first object he looked upon and received with wonder or pity or love or dread, that object he became,
And that object became part of him for the day or a certain part of the day,
or for many years or stretching cycles of years.
~~ Walt Whitman, a great American writer, 1819 - 1892
This poem presents a metaphorical discussion on a meaningful life. The complexity of educating oneself to become something bigger and better. A learner and teacher, self and context, person and culture, all interacting to gather through a journey of life from beginn...