Walt Whitman: Salut au Monde!, Part 5

Part 5

I see the tracks of the railroads of the earth, I see them in Great Britain, I see them in Europe, I see them in Asia and in Africa.
I see the electric telegraphs of the earth, I see the filaments of the news of the wars, deaths, losses, gains,     passions, of my race.
I see the long river-stripes of the earth, I see the Amazon and the Paraguay, I see the four great rivers of China, the Amour, the Yellow River,     the Yiang-tse, and the Pearl, I see where the Seine flows, and where the Danube, the Loire, the     Rhone, and the Guadalquiver flow, I see the windings of the Volga, the Dnieper, the Oder, I see the Tuscan going down the Arno, and the Venetian along the Po, I see the Greek seaman sailing out of Egina bay.