Walt Whitman

(31 May 1819 - 26 March 1892 / New York / United States)

Walt Whitman Poems

161. I Heard You, Solemn-Sweep Pipes Of The Organ 12/31/2002
162. Respondez! 12/31/2002
163. Shut Not Your Doors, &C. 12/31/2002
164. Patroling Barnegat 12/31/2002
165. Song Of The Broad-Axe 12/31/2002
166. From Paumanok Starting 12/31/2002
167. O Bitter Sprig! Confession Sprig! 12/31/2002
168. Not My Enemies Ever Invade Me 12/31/2002
169. Year Of Meteors, 1859 '60 12/31/2002
170. From Far Dakota's Canons 12/31/2002
171. Mediums 12/31/2002
172. No Labor-Saving Machine 12/31/2002
173. Delicate Cluster 12/31/2002
174. Song Of The Exposition 12/31/2002
175. With Antecedents 12/31/2002
176. Europe, The 72d And 73d Years Of These States 12/31/2002
177. The City Dead-House 12/31/2002
178. O Tan-Faced Prairie Boy 12/31/2002
179. Not The Pilot 12/31/2002
180. Not Heat Flames Up And Consumes 12/31/2002
181. Night On The Prairies 12/31/2002
182. The Dresser 12/31/2002
183. Rise, O Days 12/31/2002
184. The Last Invocation 1/3/2003
185. Behold This Swarthy Face 12/31/2002
186. Joy, Shipmate, Joy! 12/31/2002
187. Sparkles From The Wheel 12/31/2002
188. Native Moments 12/31/2002
189. Chanting The Square Deific 12/31/2002
190. Hush'D Be The Camps Today 1/3/2003
191. O Star Of France 12/31/2002
192. Once I Pass'D Through A Populous City 12/31/2002
193. In The New Garden In All The Parts 12/31/2002
194. Spirit Whose Work Is Done 12/31/2002
195. As Toilsome I Wander'D 12/31/2002
196. In Former Songs 12/31/2002
197. Roaming In Thought 12/31/2002
198. On Journeys Through The States 12/31/2002
199. Long I Thought That Knowledge 12/31/2002
200. The Artilleryman's Vision 12/31/2002

Comments about Walt Whitman

  • Uriah Hamilton (8/16/2005 8:42:00 AM)

    Along with Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman created modern American poetry and is the spiritual father of Henry Miller, Jack Kerouac and all romantic wordsmiths digging life in a big and gentle way.

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  • Kalyan Panda (6/29/2003 4:44:00 PM)

    please let me know inter-relation between Roman Rolland, Swami Vivekananda

Best Poem of Walt Whitman

O Captain! My Captain!

O CAPTAIN! my Captain! our fearful trip is done;
The ship has weather'd every rack, the prize we sought is won;
The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting,
While follow eyes the steady keel, the vessel grim and daring:
But O heart! heart! heart!
O the bleeding drops of red,
Where on the deck my Captain lies,
Fallen cold and dead.

O Captain! my Captain! rise up and hear the bells;
Rise up--for you the flag is flung--for you the bugle trills; 10
For you bouquets and ...

Read the full of O Captain! My Captain!

To A Historian

YOU who celebrate bygones!
Who have explored the outward, the surfaces of the races--the life
that has exhibited itself;
Who have treated of man as the creature of politics, aggregates,
rulers and priests;
I, habitan of the Alleghanies, treating of him as he is in himself,
in his own rights,
Pressing the pulse of the life that has seldom exhibited itself, (the

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