List of poems by Walt Whitman

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This article lists the complete poetic bibliography of Walt Whitman (1819-1892), predominantly consisting of his poetry collection Leaves of Grass,[1] in addition to periodical pieces that were never published in the aforementioned volume.[2]

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Poems by Walt Whitman
Title Index of First Line Class Date Published
"Going Somewhere" " My science-friend, my noblest woman-friend," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
"The Rounded Catalogue Divine Complete" " The devilish and the dark, the dying and diseas’d," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
A Boston Ballad [1854] " To get betimes in Boston town I rose this morning early," Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside) 1855
A Broadway Pageant " Over the Western sea hither from Niphon come," Leaves of Grass (Book XVIII.); The Patriotic Poems III (Poems of America)
A Carol Closing Sixty-Nine " A carol closing sixty-nine—a resume—a repetition," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
A Child's Amaze " Silent and amazed even when a little boy," Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside)
A Christmas Greeting " Welcome, Brazilian brother—thy ample place is ready;" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
A Clear Midnight " This is thy hour O Soul, thy free flight into the wordless," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXII. From Noon to Starry Night) 1881
A Farm Picture " Through the ample open door of the peaceful country barn," Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside) 1865
A Font of Type " This latent mine—these unlaunch’d voices—passionate powers," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
A Glimpse " A glimpse through an interstice caught," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
A Hand-Mirror " Hold it up sternly—see this it sends back, (who is it? is it you?)" Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside) 1860
A Leaf for Hand in Hand " A leaf for hand in hand;" Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus)
A March in the Ranks Hard-Prest, and the Road Unknown " A march in the ranks hard-prest, and the road unknown," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) ; The Patriotic Poems I (Poems of War) 1865
A Noiseless Patient Spider " A noiseless patient spider," Leaves of Grass (Book XXX. Whispers of Heavenly Death) 1871
A Paumanok Picture " Two boats with nets lying off the sea-beach, quite still," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXI.)
A Persian Lesson " For his o’erarching and last lesson the greybeard sufi," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
A Prairie Sunset " Shot gold, maroon and violet, dazzling silver, emerald, fawn," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
A Promise to California " A promise to California," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus)
A Riddle Song " That which eludes this verse and any verse," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXII. From Noon to Starry Night)
A Sight in Camp in the Daybreak Gray and Dim " A sight in camp in the daybreak gray and dim," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) ; The Patriotic Poems I (Poems of War) ; 1865
A Song for Occupations " A song for occupations!" Leaves of Grass (Book XV.) 1855
A Song of Joys " O to make the most jubilant song!" Leaves of Grass (Book XI.)
A Song of the Rolling Earth " A song of the rolling earth, and of words according," Leaves of Grass (Book XVI.) 1856
A Twilight Song " As I sit in twilight late alone by the flickering oak-flame,: Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy) ; The Patriotic Poems I (Poems of War)
A Voice from Death " A voice from Death, solemn and strange, in all his sweep and power," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
A Woman Waits for Me " A woman waits for me, she contains all, nothing is lacking," Leaves of Grass (Book IV. Children of Adam.) 1856
Aboard at a Ship's Helm " Aboard at a ship's helm," Leaves of Grass (Book XIX. Sea-Drift)
Abraham Lincoln, Born Feb. 12, 1809 " To-day, from each and all, a breath of prayer—a pulse of thought," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy) 1888, February 12
Adieu to a Soldier " Adieu O soldier," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) ; The Patriotic Poems I (Poems of War) ;
After the Dazzle of Day " After the Dazzle of Day" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy) 1888, February 3
After the Sea-Ship " After the sea-ship, after the whistling winds," Leaves of Grass (Book XIX. Sea-Drift)
After the Supper and Talk " After the supper and talk—after the day is done," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Ages and Ages Returning at Intervals " Ages and ages returning at intervals," Leaves of Grass (Book IV. Children of Adam.)
Ah Poverties, Wincings, and Sulky Retreats " Ah poverties, wincings, and sulky retreats," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXII. From Noon to Starry Night)
Ah, Not This Granite Dead and Cold " Ah, Not This Granite Dead and Cold" Periodical 1885, February
All Is Truth " O me, man of slack faith so long," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXII. From Noon to Starry Night)
Ambition " One day, an obscure youth, a wanderer," Periodical 1842, January 29
America " Centre of equal daughters, equal sons," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy) ; The Patriotic Poems 1888, February 11
Among the Multitude " Among the men and women the multitude," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
An Army Corps on the March " With its cloud of skirmishers in advance," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) 1865-66
An Ended Day " The soothing sanity and blitheness of completion," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
An Evening Lull " After a week of physical anguish," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Apostroph " O mater! O fils!" Leaves of Grass
Apparitions " A vague mist hanging ’round half the pages:" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
Are You the New Person Drawn Toward Me? " Are you the new person drawn toward me?" Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
As Adam Early in the Morning " As Adam early in the morning," Leaves of Grass (Book IV. Children of Adam.) 1860
As at Thy Portals Also Death " As at thy portals also death," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIII. Songs of Parting)
As Consequent, Etc. " As consequent from store of summer rains," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
As I Ebb'd with the Ocean of Life " As I ebbed with an ebb of the ocean of life," Leaves of Grass (Book XIX. Sea-Drift) 1860, April
As I Lay With My Head in Your Lap Camerado. " As I lay with my head in your lap camerado," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) 1865-6
As I Ponder'd in Silence " As I ponder’d in silence," Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions)
As I Sit Writing Here " As I sit writing here, sick and grown old," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy) 1888, May 14
As I Walk These Broad Majestic Days " As I walk these broad majestic days of peace," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXII. From Noon to Starry Night); The Patriotic Poems IV (Poems of Democracy)
As I Watch the Ploughman Ploughing " As I watch’d the ploughman ploughing," Leaves of Grass (Book XXX. Whispers of Heavenly Death)
As If a Phantom Caress'd Me " As if a phantom caress’d me," Leaves of Grass (Book XXX. Whispers of Heavenly Death) ;
AS one by one withdraw the lofty actors " AS one by one withdraw the lofty actors" Periodical 1885, May 16
As the Greek's Signal Flame " As the Greek's signal flame, by antique records told" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy) 1887, December 15
As the Time Draws Nigh " As the time draws nigh glooming a cloud," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIII. Songs of Parting)
As They Draw to a Close " As they draw to a close," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIII. Songs of Parting)
As Toilsome I Wander'd Virginia's Woods " As toilsome I wander’d Virginia's woods," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps)
Ashes of Soldiers " Ashes of soldiers South or North," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIII. Songs of Parting); The Patriotic Poems II (Poems of After-War)
Assurances " I need no assurances, I am a man who is preoccupied of his own soul;" Leaves of Grass (Book XXX. Whispers of Heavenly Death)
Bathed in War's Perfume " BATHED in war's perfume—delicate flag!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps)
Beat! Beat! Drums! " Beat! beat! drums!—Blow! bugles! blow!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps); The Patriotic Poems I (Poems of War) 1861, September 24
Beautiful Women " Women sit or move to and fro, some old, some young," Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside)
Beginners " How they are provided for upon the earth, (appearing at intervals,)" Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions)
Beginning My Studies " Beginning my studies the first step pleas’d me so much," Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions)
Behavior " BEHAVIOR--fresh, native, copious, each one for himself or herself," Leaves of Grass
Behold This Swarthy Face " Behold this swarthy face, these gray eyes," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus)
Bivouac on a Mountain Side " I see before me now a traveling army halting," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) 1865
Bravo, Paris Exposition! " Add to your show, before you close it, France," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
Broadway " What hurrying human tides, or day or night!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy) 1888
Brother of All, with Generous Hand " BROTHER of all, with generous hand," Leaves of Grass
By Blue Ontario's Shore " By blue Ontario's shore," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIII.) ; The Patriotic Poems IV (Poems of Democracy)
By Broad Potomac's Shore " By broad Potomac's shore, again old tongue," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXII. From Noon to Starry Night) ; The Patriotic Poems III (Poems of America)
By the Bivouac's Fitful Flame " By the bivouac's fitful flame," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) 1865
Camps of Green " Nor alone those camps of white, old comrades of the wars," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIII. Songs of Parting)
Cavalry Crossing a Ford " A line in long array where they wind betwixt green islands," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) 1865
Chanting the Square Deific " Chanting the square deific, out of the One advancing, out of the sides," Leaves of Grass (Book XXX. Whispers of Heavenly Death) 1865-6
City of Orgies " City of orgies, walks and joys," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
City of Ships " City of ships!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) ; The Patriotic Poems I (Poems of War)
Come Up from the Fields Father " Come up from the fields father, here's a letter from our Pete," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) ; The Patriotic Poems I (Poems of War) 1865
Continuities " Nothing is ever really lost, or can be lost," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Crossing Brooklyn Ferry " Flood-tide below me! I see you face to face!" Leaves of Grass (Book VIII.) 1856
Darest Thou Now O Soul " Darest thou now O soul," Leaves of Grass (Book XXX. Whispers of Heavenly Death)
Death of General Grant " As one by one withdraw the lofty actors," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Debris " HE is wisest who has the most caution," Leaves of Grass
Delicate Cluster " Delicate cluster! flag of teeming life!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps); The Patriotic Poems I (Poems of War)
Dirge for Two Veterans " The last sunbeam" Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) ; The Patriotic Poems I (Poems of War)
Earth, My Likeness " Earth, my likeness," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
Eidolons " I met a seer" Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions)
Eighteen Sixty-One " Arm’d year—year of the struggle," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) 1865
Election Day, November, 1884 " If I should need to name, O Western World, your powerfulest scene and show," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Ethiopia Saluting the Colors " Who are you dusky woman, so ancient hardly human," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) 1871
Europe [The 72d and 73d Years of These States] " Suddenly out of its stale and drowsy lair, the lair of slaves," Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside) 1855
Excelsior " Who has gone farthest? for I would go farther," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXII. From Noon to Starry Night)
Faces " Sauntering the pavement or riding the country by-road, faces!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXII. From Noon to Starry Night) ; The Patriotic Poems III (Poems of America)
Facing West from California's Shores " Facing west from California's shores," Leaves of Grass (Book IV. Children of Adam.) 1860
Fanices at Navesink " Steaming the northern rapids—(an old St. Lawrence reminiscence," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Fast Anchor'd Eternal O Love! " Fast-anchor’d eternal O love! O woman I love!" Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus)
First O Songs for a Prelude " First O songs for a prelude," The Patriotic Poems I (Poems of War)
For Him I Sing " For him I sing," Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions)
For You, O Democracy " Come, I will make the continent indissoluble," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) ; The Patriotic Poems IV (Poems of Democracy) 1860
France [the 18th Year of these States " A great year and place" Leaves of Grass (Book XVII. Birds of Passage)
From Far Dakota's Canyons [June 25, 1876] " From far Dakota's canyons," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXII. From Noon to Starry Night) ; The Patriotic Poems I (Poems of War)
From Montauk Point " I stand as on some mighty eagle's beak," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
From My Last Years " FROM my last years, last thoughts I here bequeath," Leaves of Grass
From Paumanok Starting I Fly Like a Bird " From Paumanok starting I fly like a bird," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps)
From Pent-Up Aching Rivers " From pent-up aching rivers," Leaves of Grass (Book IV. Children of Adam.) 1860
Full of Life Now " Full of life now, compact, visible," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
Germs " Forms, qualities, lives, humanity, language, thoughts," Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside)
Give Me the Splendid Silent Sun " Give me the splendid silent sun with all his beams full-dazzling," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) ; The Patriotic Poems III (Poems of America) 1865
Gliding O'er all " Gliding o’er all, through all," Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside)
Gods " Lover divine and perfect Comrade," Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside) 1871
Good-Bye My Fancy " Good-bye my fancy—(I had a word to say," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
Good-Bye My Fancy! " Good-bye my Fancy!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy) 1891
Grand Is the Seen " Grand is the seen, the light, to me—grand are the sky and stars," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
Great are the Myths " GREAT are the myths—I too delight in them;" Leaves of Grass
Halcyon Days " Not from successful love alone," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Hast Never Come to Thee an Hour " Hast never come to thee an hour," Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside)
Here the Frailest Leaves of Me " Here the frailest leaves of me and yet my strongest lasting," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
Hours Continuing Long " HOURS continuing long, sore and heavy-hearted," Leaves of Grass (Book V: Calamus)
How Solemn As One by One [Washington City, 1865] " How solemn as one by one," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) ; The Patriotic Poems II (Poems of After-War)
Hush'd Be the Camps To-Day [May 4, 1865] " Hush’d be the camps to-day," Leaves of Grass (Book XXII. Memories of President Lincoln) ; The Patriotic Poems II (Poems of After-War)
I Am He That Aches with Love " I am he that aches with amorous love;" Leaves of Grass (Book IV. Children of Adam.)
I Dream'd in a Dream " I dream’d in a dream I saw a city invincible to the attacks of the" Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
I Hear America Singing " I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear," Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions) ; The Patriotic Poems III (Poems of America) 1860
I Hear It Was Charged Against Me " I hear it was charged against me that I sought to destroy institutions," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
I Heard You Solemn-Sweet Pipes of the Organ " I heard you solemn-sweet pipes of the organ as last Sunday morn I" Leaves of Grass (Book IV. Children of Adam.) 1865-6
I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing " I saw in Louisiana a live-oak growing," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
I Saw Old General at Bay " I saw old General at bay," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps)
I Sing the Body Electric " I sing the body electric," Leaves of Grass (Book IV. Children of Adam.) 1855
I Sit and Look Out " I sit and look out upon all the sorrows of the world, and upon all" Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside)
I Was Looking a Long While " I was looking a long while for Intentions," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
In Cabin'd Ships at Sea " In cabin’d ships at sea," Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions)
In Former Songs "I N former songs Pride have I sung, and Love, and passionate, joyful" Leaves of Grass
In Paths Untrodden " In paths untrodden," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
In the New Garden in all the Parts " IN the new garden, in all the parts," Leaves of Grass
Interpolation Sounds " Over and through the burial chant," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
Joy, Shipmate, Joy! " Joy, shipmate, Joy!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIII. Songs of Parting) 1871
Kosmos " Who includes diversity and is Nature," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
L. of G.'s Purport " Not to exclude or demarcate, or pick out evils from their formidable" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
Laws for Creations " Laws for creations," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets) 1860
Lessons " THERE are who teach only the sweet lessons of peace and safety;" Leaves of Grass
Life " Ever the undiscouraged, resolute, struggling soul of man;" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Life and Death " The two old, simple problems ever intertwined," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Lingering Last Drops " And whence and why come you?" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
Lo, Victress on the Peaks " Lo, Victress on the peaks,: Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps)
Locations and Times " Locations and times—what is it in me that meets them all, whenever" Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside)
Long I Thought that Knowledge " LONG I thought that knowledge alone would suffice me—O if I could but obtain knowledge!" Leaves of Grass 1860
Long, Long Hence " After a long, long course, hundreds of years, denials," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
Long, Too Long America " Long, too long America," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) ; The Patriotic Poems I (Poems of War)
Look Down Fair Moon " Look down fair moon and bathe this scene," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps)
Mannahatta " I was asking for something specific and perfect for my city," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXII. From Noon to Starry Night)
Mannahatta " My city's fit and noble name resumed," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Me Imperturbe " Me imperturbe, standing at ease in Nature," Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions) 1860
Mediums " They shall arise in the States," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXII. From Noon to Starry Night)
Memories " How sweet the silent backward tracings!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Miracles " Why, who makes much of a miracle?" Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
Mirages " More experiences and sights, stranger, than you'd think for;" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
Mother and Babe " I see the sleeping babe nestling the breast of its mother," Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside)
MY 71st Year " After surmounting three-score and ten," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
My Canary Bird " Did we count great, O soul, to penetrate the themes of mighty books," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
My Legacy " The business man the acquirer vast,

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Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIII. Songs of Parting)
My Picture-Gallery " In a little house keep I pictures suspended, it is not a fix’d house," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets) 1870, January
Myself and Mine " Myself and mine gymnastic ever," Leaves of Grass (Book XVII. Birds of Passage)
Native Moments " Native moments—when you come upon me—ah you are here now," Leaves of Grass (Book IV. Children of Adam.) 1860
Night on the Prairies " Night on the prairies," Leaves of Grass (Book XXX. Whispers of Heavenly Death)
No Labor-Saving Machine " No labor-saving machine," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus)
Not Heat Flames Up and Consumes " Not heat flames up and consumes," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
Not Heaving from My Ribb'd Breast Only " Not heaving from my ribb’d breast only," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus)
Not Meagre, Latent Boughs Alone " Not heaving from my ribb’d breast only," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Not My Enemies Ever Invade Me " NOT my enemies ever invade me—no harm to my pride from" Leaves of Grass 1855
Not the Pilot " Not the pilot has charged himself to bring his ship into port," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps)
Not Youth Pertains to Me " Not youth pertains to me," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps)
Now Finale to the Shore " Now finale to the shore," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIII. Songs of Parting) 1860
Now Precedent Songs, Farewell " Now precedent songs, farewell—by every name farewell," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
O Bitter Sprig! Confession Sprig! " O BITTER sprig! Confession sprig!' Leaves of Grass
O Captain! My Captain! " O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done," Leaves of Grass (Book XXII. Memories of President Lincoln) ; The Patriotic Poems II (Poems of After-War) 1865-6
O Hymen! O Hymenee! " O hymen! O hymenee! why do you tantalize me thus?" Leaves of Grass (Book IV. Children of Adam.)
O Living Always, Always Dying " O living always, always dying!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXX. Whispers of Heavenly Death)
O Magnet-South " O magnet-south! O glistening perfumed South! my South!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXII. From Noon to Starry Night) ; The Patriotic Poems III (Poems of America) 1860
O Me! O Life! " O me! O life! of the questions of these recurring," Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside)
O Star of France [1870-71] " O star of France," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets) ; The Patriotic Poems IV (Poems of Democracy)
O Sun of Real Peace " O SUN of real peace! O hastening light!" Leaves of Grass
O Tan-Faced Prairie-Boy " O tan-faced prairie-boy," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps)
O You Whom I Often and Silently Come " O you whom I often and silently come where you are that I may be with you," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
Of Him I Love Day and Night " Of him I love day and night I dream’d I heard he was dead," Leaves of Grass (Book XXX. Whispers of Heavenly Death)
Of That Blithe Throat of Thine " Of that blithe throat of thine from arctic bleak and blank," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Of the Terrible Doubt of Appearances " Of the terrible doubt of appearances," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
Of the Visage of Things " Of the visages of things - And of piercing through to the accepted hells beneath;" Leaves of Grass
Offerings " A thousand perfect men and women appear," Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside)
Old Age's Lambent Peaks " The touch of flame—the illuminating fire—the loftiest look at last," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Old Age's Ship & Crafty Death's " From east and west across the horizon's edge," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
Old Chants " An ancient song, reciting, ending," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
Old Ireland " Far hence amid an isle of wondrous beauty," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
Old Salt Kossabone " Far back, related on my mother's side," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Old War-Dreams " In midnight sleep of many a face of anguish," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXII. From Noon to Starry Night) ; The Patriotic Poems I (Poems of War) 1865-6
On Journeys Through the States " On journeys through the States we start," Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions)
On the Beach at Night " On the beach at night," Leaves of Grass (Book XIX. Sea-Drift) 1871
On the Beach at Night Alone " On the beach at night alone," Leaves of Grass (Book XIX. Sea-Drift)
On, on the Same, Ye Jocund Twain! " On, on the same, ye jocund twain!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
Once I Pass'd Through a Populous City " Once I pass’d through a populous city imprinting my brain for future" Leaves of Grass (Book IV. Children of Adam.) 1860
One Hour to Madness and Joy " One hour to madness and joy! O furious! O confine me not!" Leaves of Grass (Book IV. Children of Adam.)
One Sweeps By " ONE sweeps by, attended by an immense train," Leaves of Grass
One's-Self I Sing " One's-self I sing, a simple separate person," Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions) 1867
Orange Buds by Mail from Florida " A lesser proof than old Voltaire's, yet greater," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Osceola " When his hour for death had come," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
Others May Praise What They Like " Others may praise what they like;" Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets) 1855
Our Old Feuillage " Always our old feuillage!" Leaves of Grass (Book X.) ; The Patriotic Poems III (Poems of America)
Out from Behind This Mask [To Confront a Portrait] " Out from behind this bending rough-cut mask," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
Out of May's Shows Selected " Apple orchards, the trees all cover’d with blossoms;" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking " Out of the cradle endlessly rocking," Leaves of Grass (Book XIX. Sea-Drift)
Out of the Rolling Ocean the Crowd " Out of the rolling ocean the crowd came a drop gently to me," Leaves of Grass (Book IV. Children of Adam.) 1865
Outlines for a Tomb [G. P., Buried 1870] " What may we chant, O thou within this tomb?" Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
Over the Carnage Rose Prophetic a Voice. " Over the carnage rose prophetic a voice," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) 1865
Passage to India " Singing my days," Leaves of Grass (Book XXVI.) 1871
Patroling Barnegat " Wild, wild the storm, and the sea high running," Leaves of Grass (Book XIX. Sea-Drift)
Paumanok " Sea-beauty! stretch’d and basking!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Pensive and Faltering " Pensive and faltering," Leaves of Grass (Book XXX. Whispers of Heavenly Death)
Pensive on Her Dead Gazing " Pensive on her dead gazing I heard the Mother of All," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIII. Songs of Parting) ; The Patriotic Poems II (Poems of After-War)
Perfections " Only themselves understand themselves and the like of themselves," Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside)
Pioneers! O Pioneers! " Come my tan-faced children" Leaves of Grass (Book XVII. Birds of Passage) ; The Patriotic Poems III (Poems of America) 1856
Poem of Remembrance for a Girl or a Boy " YOU just maturing youth! You male or female!" Leaves of Grass
Poets to Come " Poets to come! orators, singers, musicians to come!" Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions)
Portals " What are those of the known but to ascend and enter the Unknown?" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIII. Songs of Parting)
Prayer of Columbus " A batter’d, wreck’d old man," Leaves of Grass (Book XXVII.) 1876
Primeval my Love for the Woman I Love " PRIMEVAL my love for the woman I love," Leaves of Grass
Proud Music of the Storm " Proud music of the storm," Leaves of Grass (Book XXV.) 1871
Queries to My Seventieth Year " Approaching, nearing, curious," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Quicksand Years " Approaching, nearing, curious," Leaves of Grass (Book XXX. Whispers of Heavenly Death)
Race of Veterans " Race of veterans—race of victors!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps)
Reconciliation " Word over all, beautiful as the sky," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) 1865-6
Recorders Ages Hence " Recorders ages hence," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
Red Jacket (From Aloft) " Upon this scene, this show," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Respondez! " RESPONDEZ! Respondez! " Leaves of Grass
Reversals " Let that which stood in front go behind," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIII.)
Rise O Days from Your Fathomless Deeps " Rise O days from your fathomless deeps, till you loftier, fiercer sweep," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) ; The Patriotic Poems Epilogue
Roaming in Thought [After reading Hegel] " Roaming in thought over the Universe, I saw the little that is Good" Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside)
Roots and Leaves Themselves Alone " Roots and leaves themselves alone are these," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
Sail out for Good, Eidolon Yacht! " Heave the anchor short!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
Salut au Monde! " O take my hand Walt Whitman!" Leaves of Grass (Book VI.)
Savantism " Thither as I look I see each result and glory retracing itself and" Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions)
Says " I SAY whatever tastes sweet to the most perfect person that is finally right: Leaves of Grass
Scented Herbage of My Breast " Scented herbage of my breast," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
Shakspere-Bacon's Cipher " I doubt it not—then more, far more;" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
Shut Not Your Doors " Shut not your doors to me proud libraries," Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions) 1865
Small the Theme of My Chant " Small the theme of my Chant, yet the greatest—namely, One's-Self—" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
So Far and So Far, and on Toward the End " SO far, and so far, and on toward the end," Leaves of Grass
So Long! " My city's fit and noble name resumed," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIII. Songs of Parting)
Solid, Ironical, Rolling Orb " SOLID, ironical, rolling orb!" Leaves of Grass
Sometimes with One I Love " Sometimes with one I love I fill myself with rage for fear I effuse" Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
Song at Sunset " Splendor of ended day floating and filling me," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIII. Songs of Parting)
Song for All Seas, All Ships " To-day a rude brief recitative," Leaves of Grass (Book XIX. Sea-Drift)
Song of Myself " I celebrate myself, and sing myself," Leaves of Grass (Book III.) 1855
Song of Prudence " Manhattan's streets I saunter’d pondering," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
Song of the Answerer " Now list to my morning's romanza, I tell the signs of the Answerer," Leaves of Grass (Book IX.) 1855
Song of the Banner at Daybreak " O A new song, a free song," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) ; The Patriotic Poems I (Poems of War)
Song of the Broad-Axe " Weapon shapely, naked, wan," Leaves of Grass (Book XII.) ; The Patriotic Poems III (Poems of America)
Song of the Exposition " (Ah little recks the laborer," Leaves of Grass (Book XIII.) 1871, September 7
Song of the Open Road " Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road," Leaves of Grass (Book VII.) 1856
Song of the Redwood-Tree " A California song," Leaves of Grass (Book XIV.)
Song of the Universal " Come said the Muse," Leaves of Grass (Book XVII. Birds of Passage)
Soon Shall the Winter's Foil Be Here " Soon shall the winter's foil be here;" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Sounds of the Winter " Sounds of the winter too," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
Spain, 1873–74 " Out of the murk of heaviest clouds," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXII. From Noon to Starry Night)
Sparkles from the Wheel " Where the city's ceaseless crowd moves on the livelong day," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets) ; The Patriotic Poems II (Poems of After-War) 1871
Spirit That Form’d This Scene. " Spirit that form’d this scene," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXII. From Noon to Starry Night)
Spirit Whose Work Is Done [Washington City, 1865] " Spirit whose work is done—spirit of dreadful hours!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps)
Spontaneous Me " Spontaneous me, Nature," Leaves of Grass (Book IV. Children of Adam.) 1856
Starting from Paumanok " Starting from fish-shape Paumanok where I was born," Leaves of Grass (Book II.) 1860
Still Though the One I Sing " Still though the one I sing,' Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions)
Stronger Lessons " Have you learn’d lessons only of those who admired you, and were" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Tears " Tears! tears! tears!" Leaves of Grass (Book XIX. Sea-Drift)
Tests " All submit to them where they sit, inner, secure, unapproachable to" Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
Thanks in Old Age " Thanks in old age—thanks ere I go," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
That Music Always Round Me " That music always round me, unceasing, unbeginning, yet long" Leaves of Grass (Book XXX. Whispers of Heavenly Death)
That Shadow My Likeness " That shadow my likeness that goes to and fro seeking a livelihood," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
The Artilleryman's Vision " While my wife at my side lies slumbering, and the wars are over long," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps)
The Base of All Metaphysics " And now gentlemen," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1871
The Bravest Soldiers " Brave, brave were the soldiers (high named to-day) who lived through" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
The Calming Thought of All " That coursing on, whate’er men's speculations," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
The Centenarian's Story " Give me your hand old Revolutionary," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) 1865
The City Dead-House " By the city dead-house by the gate," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets) 1856
The Commonplace " The commonplace I sing;" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
The Dalliance of the Eagles " Skirting the river road, (my forenoon walk, my rest,)" Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside) 1881
The Dead Emperor " To-day, with bending head and eyes, thou, too, Columbia,' Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
The Dead Tenor " As down the stage again," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
The Dismantled Ship " In some unused lagoon, some nameless bay,' Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
The Dying Veteran " Amid these days of order, ease, prosperity," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy) ; The Patriotic Poems I (Poems of War)
The First Dandelion " Simple and fresh and fair from winter's close emerging," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
The Last Invocation " At the last, tenderly," Leaves of Grass (Book XXX. Whispers of Heavenly Death) 1871
The Mystic Trumpeter " Hark, some wild trumpeter, some strange musician," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXII. From Noon to Starry Night) 1872
The Ox-Tamer " In a far-away northern county in the placid pastoral region," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets) 1876
The Pallid Wreath " Somehow I cannot let it go yet, funeral though it is," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
The Prairie States " A newer garden of creation, no primal solitude," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets) ; The Patriotic Poems III (Poems of America)
The Prairie-Grass Dividing " The prairie-grass dividing, its special odor breathing," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus)
The Return of the Heroes " For the lands and for these passionate days and for myself,' Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets) ; The Patriotic Poems II (Poems of After-War) 1855
The Runner " On a flat road runs the well-train’d runner," Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside) 1867
The Ship Starting " Lo, the unbounded sea," Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions)
The Singer in the Prison " O sight of pity, shame and dole!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
The Sleepers " I wander all night in my vision," Leaves of Grass (Book XXVIII.)
The Sobbing of the Bells [Midnight, Sept. 19-20, 1881] " The sobbing of the bells, the sudden death-news everywhere," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIII. Songs of Parting)
The Torch " On my Northwest coast in the midst of the night a fishermen's group" Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
The Unexpress'd " How dare one say it?" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
The United States to Old World Critics " Here first the duties of to-day, the lessons of the concrete," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy) ; The Patriotic Poems IV (Poems of Democracy)
The Untold Want " The untold want by life and land ne’er granted," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIII. Songs of Parting)
The Voice of the Rain " And who art thou? said I to the soft-falling shower," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
The Wallabout Martyrs " Greater than memory of Achilles or Ulysses," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
The World below the Brine " The world below the brine," Leaves of Grass (Book XIX. Sea-Drift) 1860
The Wound-Dresser " An old man bending I come among new faces," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) ; The Patriotic Poems I (Poems of War)
There Was a Child Went Forth " There was a child went forth every day," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
These Carols " These carols sung to cheer my passage through the world I see," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIII. Songs of Parting)
These I Singing in Spring " These I singing in spring collect for lovers," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
Thick-Sprinkled Bunting " Thick-sprinkled bunting! flag of stars!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXII. From Noon to Starry Night) ; The Patriotic Poems I (Poems of War)
Think of the Soul " THINK of the Soul;" Leaves of Grass
This Compost " Something startles me where I thought I was safest," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets) 1856
This Day, O Soul " THIS day, O soul, I give you a wondrous mirror;" Leaves of Grass
This Dust Was Once the Man " This dust was once the man," Leaves of Grass (Book XXII. Memories of President Lincoln) 1855
This Moment Yearning and Thoughtful " This moment yearning and thoughtful sitting alone," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
Thou Mother with Thy Equal Brood " Thou Mother with thy equal brood," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXI.) ; The Patriotic Poems IV (Poems of Democracy)
Thou Orb Aloft Full-Dazzling " Thou orb aloft full-dazzling! thou hot October noon!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXII. From Noon to Starry Night) 1855
Thou Reader " Thou reader throbbest life and pride and love the same as I," Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions)
Thought " OF what I write from myself—As if that were not the

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Thought " Of Equality—as if it harm’d me, giving others the same chances and" Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside)
Thought " Of justice—as If could be any thing but the same ample law," Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside)
Thought " Of obedience, faith, adhesiveness;" Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside) 1860
Thought " Of persons arrived at high positions, ceremonies, wealth," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
Thought " As I sit with others at a great feast, suddenly while the music is playing," Leaves of Grass (Book XXX. Whispers of Heavenly Death)
Thoughts " Of ownership—as if one fit to own things could not at pleasure enter" Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside)
Thoughts " Of public opinion," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXII. From Noon to Starry Night)
Thoughts " Of these years I sing," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIII. Songs of Parting) ; The Patriotic Poems IV (Poems of Democracy)
To a Certain Cantatrice " Here, take this gift," Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions)
To a Certain Civilian " Did you ask dulcet rhymes from me?" Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) ; The Patriotic Poems I (Poems of War) 1865
To a Common Prostitute " Be composed—be at ease with me—I am Walt Whitman, liberal and" Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
To a Foil'd European Revolutionaire " Courage yet, my brother or my sister!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
To a Historian " You who celebrate bygones," Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions)
To a Locomotive in Winter " Thee for my recitative," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXII. From Noon to Starry Night) 1876
To a President " All you are doing and saying is to America dangled mirages," Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside)
To a Pupil " Is reform needed? is it through you?" Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets) 1856
To a Stranger " Passing stranger! you do not know how longingly I look upon you," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
To a Western Boy " Many things to absorb I teach to help you become eleve of mine;" Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
To Foreign Lands " I heard that you ask’d for something to prove this puzzle the New World," Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions) ; The Patriotic Poems IV (Poems of Democracy)
To Get the Final Lilt of Songs " To get the final lilt of songs," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
To Him That Was Crucified " My spirit to yours dear brother," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets) 1860
To Old Age " I see in you the estuary that enlarges and spreads itself grandly as" Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside)
To One Shortly to Die " From all the rest I single out you, having a message for you," Leaves of Grass (Book XXX. Whispers of Heavenly Death)
To Rich Givers " What you give me I cheerfully accept," Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside)
To the East and to the West " To the East and to the West," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus)
To the Garden of the World " To the garden the world anew ascending," Leaves of Grass (Book IV. Children of Adam.)
To the Leaven'd Soil They Trod " To the leaven’d soil they trod calling I sing for the last," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps)
To the Man-of-War-Bird " Thou who hast slept all night upon the storm," Leaves of Grass (Book XIX. Sea-Drift)
To the Pending Year " Have I no weapon-word for thee—some message brief and fierce?" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
To the Reader at Parting " NOW, dearest comrade, lift me to your face," Leaves of Grass
To the States " To the States or any one of them, or any city of the States, Resist" Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions)
To The States [To Identify the 16th, 17th, or 18th Presidentiad] " Why reclining, interrogating? why myself and all drowsing?' Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside)
To the Sun-Set Breeze " Ah, whispering, something again, unseen," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
To Thee Old Cause " To thee old cause!" Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions) ; The Patriotic Poems IV (Poems of Democracy)
To Think of Time " To think of time—of all that retrospection," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIX.)
To Those Who've Fail'd " Vivas to those who have fail’d!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
To You " Stranger, if you passing meet me and desire to speak to me, why" Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions) 1860
To You " Whoever you are, I fear you are walking the walks of dreams," Leaves of Grass (Book XVII. Birds of Passage) 1856
To-Day and Thee " The appointed winners in a long-stretch’d game;" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Transpositions " Let the reformers descend from the stands where they are forever" Leaves of Grass (Book XXVIII.) 1855
Trickle Drops " Trickle drops! my blue veins leaving!" Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus)
True Conquerors " Old farmers, travelers, workmen (no matter how crippled or bent,)" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Turn O Libertad " Turn O Libertad, for the war is over," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps)
Twenty Years " Down on the ancient wharf, the sand, I sit, with a new-comer chatting:" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Twilight " The soft voluptuous opiate shades," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Two Rivulets " TWO Rivulets side by side," Leaves of Grass
Unfolded out of the Folds " Unfolded out of the folds of the woman man comes unfolded, and is" Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
Unnamed Land " Nations ten thousand years before these States, and many times ten" Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets) 1855
Unseen Buds " Unseen buds, infinite, hidden well," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy) 1891
Vigil Strange I Kept on the Field One Night " Vigil strange I kept on the field one night;" Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) 1865
Virginia—The West " The noble sire fallen on evil days," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) 1865
Visor'd " A mask, a perpetual natural disguiser of herself," Leaves of Grass (Book XX. By the Roadside)
Vocalism " Vocalism, measure, concentration, determination, and the divine" Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets) 1860
Wandering at Morn " Wandering at morn," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
Warble for Lilac-Time " Warble me now for joy of lilac-time, (returning in reminiscence,)" Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
Washington's Monument February, 1885 " Ah, not this marble, dead and cold:" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
We Two Boys Together Clinging " We two boys together clinging," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
We Two, How Long We Were Fool'd " We two, how long we were fool’d," Leaves of Grass (Book IV. Children of Adam.)
Weave in, My Hardy Life " Weave in, weave in, my hardy life," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXII. From Noon to Starry Night) ; The Patriotic Poems II (Poems of After-War)
What Am I After All " What am I after all but a child, pleas’d with the sound of my own" Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
What Best I See in Thee[1] " What best I see in thee," The Patriotic Poems IV (Poems of Democracy)
What General has a Good Army " WHAT General has a good army in himself, has a good army;" Leaves of Grass
What Place Is Besieged? " WHAT place is besieged, and vainly tries to raise the siege?" Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions)
What Ship Puzzled at Sea " What ship puzzled at sea, cons for the true reckoning?" Leaves of Grass (Book XXX. Whispers of Heavenly Death)
What Think You I Take My Pen in Hand? " What think you I take my pen in hand to record?" Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
What Weeping Face " What weeping face is that looking from the window?" Leaves of Grass
When I Heard at the Close of the Day " When I heard at the close of the day how my name had been receiv’d" Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
When I heard the Learn'd Astronomer " When I heard the learn’d astronomer," Leaves of Grass (Book XXX. Whispers of Heavenly Death) 1865
When I Peruse the Conquer'd Fame " When I peruse the conquer’d fame of heroes and the victories of" Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus)
When I Read the Book " When I read the book, the biography famous," Leaves of Grass (Book I. Inscriptions) 1867
When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd " When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom’d," Leaves of Grass (Book XXII. Memories of President Lincoln) ; The Patriotic Poems II (Poems of After-War) 1865-6
When the Full-Grown Poet Came " When the full-grown poet came,": Leaves of Grass (Book XXXV. Good-bye my Fancy)
While Not the Past Forgetting " While not the past forgetting," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Whispers of Heavenly Death " Whispers of heavenly death murmur’d I hear," Leaves of Grass (Book XXX. Whispers of Heavenly Death)
Who is now Reading This? " May-be one is now reading this who knows some wrong-doing of my past life," Leaves of Grass
Who Learns My Lesson Complete? " Who learns my lesson complete?" Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
Whoever You Are Holding Me Now in Hand " Whoever you are holding me now in hand," Leaves of Grass (Book V. Calamus) 1860
With All Thy Gifts " With all thy gifts America," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
With Antecedents " With antecedents," Leaves of Grass (Book XVII. Birds of Passage)
With Husky-Haughty Lips, O Sea! " With husky-haughty lips, O sea!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
World Take Good Notice " World take good notice, silver stars fading," Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps)
Year of Meteors [1859-60 " Year of meteors! brooding year!" Leaves of Grass (Book XVII. Birds of Passage)
Year That Trembled and Reel'd Beneath Me " Year that trembled and reel’d beneath me!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXI. Drum-Taps) ; The Patriotic Poems I (Poems of War) 1865
Years of the Modern " Years of the modern! years of the unperform’d!" Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIII. Songs of Parting) ; The Patriotic Poems IV (Poems of Democracy) 1865
Yet, Yet, Ye Downcast Hours " Yet, yet, ye downcast hours, I know ye also," Leaves of Grass (Book XXX. Whispers of Heavenly Death) 1860
Yonnondio " A song, a poem of itself—the word itself a dirge," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
You Felons on Trial in Courts " You felons on trial in courts," Leaves of Grass (Book XXIV. Autumn Rivulets)
You Lingering Sparse Leaves of Me " You lingering sparse leaves of me on winter-nearing boughs," Leaves of Grass (Book XXXIV. Sands at Seventy)
Youth, Day, Old Age and Night " Youth, large, lusty, loving—youth full of grace, force, fascination," Leaves of Grass (Book XVI.)

Notes[edit]

1.^ [To U. S. G. return’d from his World's Tour]
2.^ [Written in Platte Canyon, Colorado]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Project Gutenberg eBook of Leaves of Grass, by Walt Whitman". www.gutenberg.org. Retrieved 2020-06-29.
  2. ^ "Whitman's Poems in Periodicals - Index of Poems and Poem Sequences - The Walt Whitman Archive". whitmanarchive.org. Retrieved 2020-06-29.