Not My Enemies Ever Invade Me.

by Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman

NOT my enemies ever invade me—no harm to my pride from them I fear;
But the lovers I recklessly love—lo! how they master me!
Lo! me, ever open and helpless, bereft of my strength!
Utterly abject, grovelling on the ground before them.

Last updated May 02, 2015