Upton Sinclair, ed. (18781968). The Cry for Justice: An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest. 1915.
To a Foild European Revolutionaire
By Walt Whitman
(Americas most original and creative poet, 18191892; printer and journalist, during the war an army nurse, and later a government clerk, discharged for publishing what his superiors considered an indecent book)
NOT songs of loyalty alone are these,
But songs of insurrection also.
For I am the sworn poet of every dauntless rebel, the world over,
And he going with me leaves peace and routine behind him,