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When Drake dies a short time later, inHerrick wrote another poem in praise of his friend, and of intimate relationships between men, generally. It was the perfect vantage point from which to chronicle the feminist debates of the era, which played out in books and magazines — and to poke gentle fun at the titles everyone was talking about. It includes a first printing of Walt Whitman's "Calamus" poems, in which he describes men's relationships as "adhesive.
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