Tag Archives: Walt Whitman

FMM 4 22 16 Scratching the Surface

“I am not what you supposed me, but far different”~Walt Whitman.  I was introduced recently to an author who at one time answered ‘Dear Sugar’ letters, an advice column on a wide variety of stressful topics.  The author responded to questions about love, life, anxiety, hopelessness and much more by telling stories from her own […]

FMM 5 31 13 Challenge your Assumptions

“…I am not what you supposed, but far different…” ~ Walt Whitman I was quite surprised when I learned that the poet Walt Whitman was a nurse. During the Civil War he bandaged the wounded and held the hands of the dying. It was a time when it was deemed to be inappropriate for women […]