Walt Whitman

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

Walt Whitman Poems

201. The Artilleryman's Vision 12/31/2002
202. Of The Visage Of Things 12/31/2002
203. Poem Of Remembrance For A Girl Or A Boy 12/31/2002
204. Italian Music In Dakota 12/31/2002
205. The Runner 12/31/2002
206. Year Of Meteors, 1859 '60 12/31/2002
207. Out From Behind His Mask 12/31/2002
208. Hast Never Come To Thee An Hour 12/31/2002
209. Fast Anchor'D, Eternal, O Love 12/31/2002
210. Years Of The Modern 12/31/2002
211. Proud Music Of The Storm 12/31/2002
212. On The Beach At Night, Alone 12/31/2002
213. Eidólons 12/31/2002
214. Hush'D Be The Camps To-Day 12/31/2002
215. The Dalliance Of The Eagles 12/31/2002
216. Of The Terrible Doubt Of Apperarances 12/31/2002
217. I Hear It Was Charged Against Me 12/31/2002
218. Sea-Shore Memories 12/31/2002
219. From Pent-Up Aching Rivers 12/31/2002
220. Quicksand Years 12/31/2002
221. That Last Invocation 12/31/2002
222. Carol Of Occupations 12/31/2002
223. Song Of The Broad-Axe 12/31/2002
224. Manhattan Streets I Saunter'D, Pondering 12/31/2002
225. The Last Invocation 1/3/2003
226. So Long 12/31/2002
227. Now Finale To The Shore 12/31/2002
228. One Hour To Madness And Joy 12/31/2002
229. By Broad Potomac's Shore 12/31/2002
230. Souvenirs Of Democracy 12/31/2002
231. In Cabin'D Ships At Sea 12/31/2002
232. Salut Au Monde 12/31/2002
233. Bivouac On A Mountain Side 1/3/2003
234. Apostroph 12/31/2002
235. As Consequent, Etc. 12/31/2002
236. From My Last Years 12/31/2002
237. Earth! My Likeness! 12/31/2002
238. Kosmos 12/31/2002
239. City Of Orgies 12/31/2002
240. Assurances 12/31/2002

Comments about Walt Whitman

  • Tony Triplett (12/2/2005 10:48:00 AM)

    This poem 'A Sight in Camp', one of those stories that keep you guessing who it is that the author sees dead and divine. I really enjoy this peom, because it makes you wonder if that was an experince that he had to go through while helping the soldiers, if he saw a dead soldier lying on a strecther having no clue at all who it is, while walking up starts to realize that it was one of his friends.

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  • Stephen Cummins (12/2/2005 10:46:00 AM)

    the poem 'behavior' to me describes that the actions we choose to partake in can be the greatest determing factor of the remainder of our lives. bad choices lead down the wrong road, while the correct make your life easier and heading in the right direction to happiness.

  • 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.

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

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

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 ...

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A Paumanok Picture

TWO boats with nets lying off the sea-beach, quite still,
Ten fishermen waiting--they discover a thick school of mossbonkers--
they drop the join'd seine-ends in the water,
The boats separate and row off, each on its rounding course to the
beach, enclosing the mossbonkers,
The net is drawn in by a windlass by those who stop ashore,
Some of the fishermen lounge in their boats, others stand ankle-deep
in the water, pois'd on strong legs,
The boats

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