"A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song"
A Promise to California.
by Walt Whitman
A PROMISE to California,
Also to the great Pastoral Plains, and for Oregon:
Sojourning east a while longer, soon I travel toward you, to remain, to teach robust
For I know very well that I and robust love belong among you, inland, and along the
For These States tend inland, and toward the Western Sea—and I will also.