Walt Whitman

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

Walt Whitman Poems

241. Carol Of Occupations 12/31/2002
242. Manhattan Streets I Saunter'D, Pondering 12/31/2002
243. Long I Thought That Knowledge 12/31/2002
244. Who Is Now Reading This? 12/31/2002
245. Now Finale To The Shore 12/31/2002
246. Of The Visage Of Things 12/31/2002
247. Poem Of Remembrance For A Girl Or A Boy 12/31/2002
248. Beginning My Studies 12/31/2002
249. Song For All Seas, All Ships 12/31/2002
250. One Hour To Madness And Joy 12/31/2002
251. Pensive And Faltering 12/31/2002
252. World, Take Good Notice 12/31/2002
253. When I Heard At The Close Of The Day 12/31/2002
254. On Journeys Through The States 12/31/2002
255. Elemental Drifts 12/31/2002
256. One Song, America, Before I Go 12/31/2002
257. Of The Terrible Doubt Of Apperarances 12/31/2002
258. As Toilsome I Wander'D Virginia's Woods 1/3/2003
259. O Star Of France 12/31/2002
260. Perfections 12/31/2002
261. Facing West From California's Shores 12/31/2002
262. Poems Of Joys 12/31/2002
263. Beginners 12/31/2002
264. Reconciliation 12/31/2002
265. Great Are The Myths 12/31/2002
266. In Cabin'D Ships At Sea 12/31/2002
267. I Saw In Louisiana A Live Oak Growing 12/31/2002
268. Carol Of Words 12/31/2002
269. Poets To Come 12/31/2002
270. Apostroph 12/31/2002
271. Come Up From The Fields, Father 12/31/2002
272. Camps Of Green 12/31/2002
273. Myself And Mine 12/31/2002
274. One's Self I Sing 12/31/2002
275. For Him I Sing 12/31/2002
276. My Picture-Callery 12/31/2002
277. Gliding Over All 12/31/2002
278. Excelsior 12/31/2002
279. Song At Sunset 12/31/2002
280. As I Lay With Head In Your Lap, Camerado 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)

    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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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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