I HEAR AMERICA SWINGING
by PETER DEVRIES
211 pages. Little, Brown. $7.95.
I hear America swinging ...
All free in the great freedom that
is to come, that is already
here, I declare it as I
Every man taking unto himself
a wife, no matter whose,
Every woman taking unto herself
a husband, no matter whose.
Peter De Vries, after Walt Whitman
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