Poems by Walt Whitman

Poems by Walt Whitman

First O Songs for a Prelude, by Walt Whitman

First O songs for a prelude,
Lightly strike on the stretch'd tympanum pride and joy in my city,...

For You, O Democracy, by Walt Whitman

Come, I will make the continent indissoluble,
I will make the most splendid race the sun ever ...

France [the 18th Year of these States], by Walt Whitman

A great year and place
A harsh discordant natal scream out-sounding, to touch the mother's

From Far Dakota's Canyons [June 25, 1876], by Walt Whitman

From far Dakota's canyons,
Lands of the wild ravine, the dusky Sioux, the lonesome stretch, ...

From Paumanok Starting I Fly Like a Bird, by Walt Whitman

From Paumanok starting I fly like a bird,
Around and around to soar to sing the idea of all,

From Pent-Up Aching Rivers, by Walt Whitman

From pent-up aching rivers,
From that of myself without which I were nothing,
From what I am ...

Full of Life Now, by Walt Whitman

Full of life now, compact, visible,
I, forty years old the eighty-third year of the States, ...

Germs, by Walt Whitman

Forms, qualities, lives, humanity, language, thoughts,
The ones known, and the ones unkno...

Give Me the Splendid Silent Sun, by Walt Whitman

1 Give me the splendid silent sun with all his beams full-dazzling,
Give me autumnal fruit ri...

A Glimpse, by Walt Whitman

A glimpse through an interstice caught,
Of a crowd of workmen and drivers in a bar-room around ...

Gods, by Walt Whitman

Lover divine and perfect Comrade,
Waiting content, invisible yet, but certain,
Be thou my G...

"Going Somewhere", by Walt Whitman

My science-friend, my noblest woman-friend,
(Now buried in an English grave--and this a memory...

Good-Bye My Fancy!, by Walt Whitman

Good-bye my Fancy!
Farewell dear mate, dear love!
I'm going away, I know not where,
Or to w...