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Theme- -the theme of this poem is focused around death and sorrow poets to come was published in 1860 in another version of leaves of grass whitman. In the poetry of walt whitman, such rhetorical questions are often asked--what am i what are you but in analyzing this same poetry, another question arises: who is this you that the device was a way of connecting to the literary audience integral in creating every edition of leaves of grass as whitman attempted to.