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To a Locomotive in Winter by Walt Whitman

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...

A Noiseless Patient Spider by Walt Whitman

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,...

I Hear America Singing by Walt Whitman

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...

Hushed be the Camps Today by Walt Whitman

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...

O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman

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...

When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloomed by Walt Whitman

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...

Poetry by Walt Whitman

Poetry by Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman Poetry Walt Whitman (1819 – 1892) was an American poet, essayist and journalist. A humanist, he was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism, incorporating both views in his works....