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To a Locomotive in Winter by Walt Whitman

To a Locomotive in Winter by Walt Whitman Thee for my recitative! Thee in the driving storm even as now, the snow, the winter-day declining, Thee in thy panoply, thy measur’d dual throbbing and thy beat convulsive, Thy black cylindric … Continue reading

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A Noiseless Patient Spider by Walt Whitman

 A Noiseless Patient Spider by Walt Whitman A noiseless patient spider, I mark’d where on a little promontory it stood isolated, Mark’d how to explore the vacant, vast surrounding, It launched forth filament, filament, filament, out of itself. Ever unreeling … Continue reading

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I Hear America Singing by Walt Whitman

I Hear America Singing by Walt Whitman I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear, Those of mechanics, each one singing his as it should be blithe and strong, The carpenter singing his as he measures his plank or … Continue reading

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Hushed be the Camps Today by Walt Whitman

Hush’d Be the Camps To-Day by Walt Whitman (May 4, 1865) Hush’d be the camps to-day, And soldiers let us drape our war-worn weapons, And each with musing soul retire to celebrate, Our dear commander’s death. No more for him … Continue reading

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O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman

O Captain! my Captain! (For the death of Lincoln.) by Walt Whitman O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done! The ship has weathered every wrack, the prize we sought is won. The port is near, the bells I … Continue reading

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When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloomed by Walt Whitman

When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d by Walt Whitman PRESIDENT LINCOLN’S FUNERAL HYMN.                     1. When lilacs last in the door-yard bloomed, And the great star[1] early drooped in the … Continue reading

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Poetry by Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman Poetry “A Noiseless Patient Spider” “I Hear America Singing” “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d” “O Captain! My Captain!” “Hush’d Be the Camps Today” “To a Locomotive in Winter” Walt Whitman (May 31, 1819 – March 26, … Continue reading

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