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Poems by Walt Whitman
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Poems by Walt Whitman
- A noiseless patient spider
- Grand is the Seen
- I think I could turn and live with animals
- O Captain! my Captain!
- O Me! O life!
-  I celebrate myself, and sing myself (from Song of Myself)
-  Houses and rooms are full of perfumes, the shelves are crowded with perfumes (from Song of Myself)
-  I have heard what the talkers were talking, the talk of the beginning and the end (from Song of Myself)
-  Trippers and askers surround me (from Song of Myself)
-  I believe in you my soul, the other I am must not abase itself to you (from Song of Myself)
-  A child said What is the grass? fetching it to me with full hands (from Song of Myself)
-  Has anyone supposed it lucky to be born? (from Song of Myself)
-  The little one sleeps in its cradle (from Song of Myself)
-  The big doors of the country barn stand open and ready (from Song of Myself)
-  Alone far in the wilds and mountains I hunt (from Song of Myself)
-  These are really the thoughts of all men in all ages and lands, they are not original with me (from Song of Myself)
-  With music strong I come, with my cornets and my drums (from Song of Myself)
-  Who goes there? hankering, gross, mystical, nude (from Song of Myself)
-  Walt Whitman, a cosmos, of Manhattan the son (from Song of Myself)
-  It is time to explain myself -- let us stand up (from Song of Myself)
|The Longing in Between: Sacred Poetry from Around the World (A Poetry Chaikhana Anthology)||The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse||Song of Myself||Leaves of Grass||Dead Poets Society (DVD)|
The Walt Whitman Archive
Every fan of Whitman should visit this site. Biography, images, manuscripts, even has images of Whitman's poems in his own handwriting.
Reminiscences of Walt Whitman by John Townsend Trowbridge
Originally published in The Atlantic Monthly in 1902, this article is a personal description of encounters with the "great grey poet."
Walt Whitman: Long Island's Great Grey Poet
A site that promotes Long Island (Whitman's birthplace), with nice photos and a virtual walking tour of the places associated with his family and youth.
Bartleby: Leaves of Grass
Leaves of Grass on line.