References To Women's Pleasure In Walt Whitman By Walt Whitman

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Walt Whitman makes several references to women’s pleasure in sexuality like the following passage: Dancing and laughing along the beach came the twenty-ninth bather, The rests did not see her, but she saw them and loved them. The beards of the young men glisten’d with wet, it ran from their long hair, Little streams pass’d over their bodies. An unseen hand also pass’d over their bodies, It descended tremblingly from their temples and ribs. The young men float on their backs, their white bellies bulge to the sun, they do not ask who seizes fast to them, They do not know who puffs and declines with pendant and banding arch, They do not think whom they souse with spray (Whitman 1336-1337).
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