Poems by Walt Whitman

  American poet

 

 

 

 
  1. Aboard at a Ship's Helm

  2. Adieu to a Soldier

  3. After the Sea-Ship

  4. After the Supper and Talk

  5. Ages and Ages Returning at Intervals

  6. Ah Poverties, Wincings, and Sulky Retreats

  7. All Is Truth

  8. Among the Multitude

  9. Are You the New Person Drawn Towards Me?

  10. An Army Corps on the March

  11. The Artilleryman's Vision

  12. As at Thy Portals Also Death

  13. As Consequent, Etc.

  14. Ashes of Soldiers

  15. As I Ebb'd with the Ocean of Life

  16. As If a Phantom Caress'd Me

  17. As I Lay With My Head in Your Lap Camerado

  18. As I Ponder'd in Silence

  19. As I Walk These Broad Majestic Days

  20. As I Watch the Ploughman Ploughing

  21. Assurances

  22. As The Time Draws Nigh

  23. As They Draw to a Close

  24. As Toilsome I Wander'd Virginia's Woods

  25. The Base of All Metaphysics

  26. Beat! Beat! Drums!

  27. Beginners

  28. Beginning My Studies

  29. Behold This Swarthy Face

  30. Bivouac on a Mountain Side

  31. A Boston Ballad [1854]

  32. Broadway

  33. A Broadway Pageant

  34. By Blue Ontario's Shore

  35. By Broad Potomac's Shore

  36. By That Long Scan of Waves

  37. By the Bivouac's Fitful Flame

  38. Camps of Green

  39. A Carol Closing Sixty-Nine

  40. Cavalry Crossing a Ford

  41. The Centenarian's Story

  42. Chanting the Square Deific

  43. The City Dead-House

  44. City of Orgies

  45. City of Ships

  46. Come Up from the Fields Father

  47. The Commonplace

  48. Continuities

  49. Crossing Brooklyn Ferry

  50. The Dalliance of Eagles

  51. Darest Thou Now O Soul

  52. The Dead Tenor

  53. Death of General Grant

  54. Delicate Cluster

  55. Dirge for Two Veterans

  56. The Dying Veteran

  57. Earth, My Likeness

  58. Eidolons

  59. Eighteen Sixty-One

  60. Election Day, November, 1884

  61. Ethiopia Saluting the Colors

  62. Europe [The 72nd and 73rd Years of These States]

  63. Excelsior

  64. Faces

  65. Facing West from California's Shores

  66. First O Songs for a Prelude

  67. For You, O Democracy

  68. France [the 18th Year of these States]

  69. From Far Dakota's Canyons

  70. From Paumanok Starting I Fly Like a Bird

  71. From Pent-Up Aching Rivers

  72. Full of Life Now

  73. Germs

  74. Give Me the Splendid Silent Sun

  75. A Glimpse

  76. Gods

  77. Going Somewhere

  78. Good-Bye My Fancy!

  79. Grand Is the Seen

  80. Had I the Choice

  81. Halcyon Days

  82. A Hand-Mirror

  83. How Solemn As One by One [Washington, 1865]

  84. Hush'd Be the Camps To-Day [May 4, 1865]

  85. I Hear America Singing

  86. I Heard You Solemn-Sweet Pipes of the Organ

  87. I Hear It Was Charged Against Me

  88. In Cabin'd Ships at Sea

  89. In Paths Untrodden

  90. Interpolation Sounds

  91. I Saw in Louisiana a Live Oak Growing

  92. I Saw Old General at Bay

  93. I Sing the Body Electric

  94. I Sit and Look Out

  95. Italian Music in Dakota

  96. I Was Looking a Long While

  97. Joy, Shipmate, Joy!

  98. Kosmos

  99. Last of Ebb, and Daylight Waning

  100. The Last Invocation

  101. Laws for Creations

  102. Life

  103. L. of G.'s Purport

  104. Long, Too Long America

  105. Lo Victress on the Peaks

  106. Mannahatta

  107. A March in the Ranks Hard Prest, and the Road Unknown

  108. Mediums

  109. Me Imperturbe

  110. Miracles

  111. Mirages

  112. My 71st Year

  113. My Legacy

  114. Myself and Mine

  115. The Mystic Trumpeter

  116. Native Moments

  117. Night on the Prairies

  118. A Noiseless Patient Spider

  119. No Labor-Saving Machine

  120. Not Heat Flames Up and Consumes

  121. Not Heaving from My Ribb'd Breast Only

  122. Not Youth Pertains to Me

  123. Now Finale to the Shore

  124. Now Precedent Songs, Farewell

  125. O Captain! My Captain!

  126. Of Him I Love Day and Night

  127. Of That Blithe Throat of Thine

  128. Of the Terrible Doubt of Appearance

  129. O Hymen! O Hymenee!

  130. Old Age's Lambent Peaks

  131. Old Chants

  132. Old Ireland

  133. Old Salt Kossabone

  134. Old War Dreams

  135. O Living Always, Always Dying

  136. An Old Man's Thought of School

  137. O Magnet-South

  138. O Me! O Life!

  139. On a Beach at Night

  140. Once I Pass'd Through a Populous City

  141. One Hour to Madness and Joy

  142. On Journeys Through the States

  143. On, on the Same, Ye Jocund Twain!

  144. On the Beach at Night Alone

  145. Osceola

  146. O Star of France [1870-71]

  147. Our Old Feuillage

  148. Out from Behind This Mask

  149. Outlines for a Tomb

  150. Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking

  151. Out of the Rolling Ocean the Crowd

  152. Over the Carnage Rose Prophetic a Voice

  153. The Ox-Tamer

  154. The Pallid Wreath

  155. Passage to India

  156. Patroling Barnegat

  157. A Paumanok Picture

  158. Pensive and Faltering

  159. Pensive on Her Dead Gazing

  160. A Persian Lesson

  161. Pioneers! O Pioneers!

  162. Poets to Come

  163. The Prairie-Grass Dividing

  164. A Prairie Sunset

  165. Prayer of Columbus

  166. Proud Music of the Storm

  167. Quicksand Years

  168. Reconciliation

  169. Recorders Ages Hence

  170. Red Jacket (From Aloft)

  171. The Return of the Heroes

  172. Reversals

  173. A Riddle Song

  174. Rise O Days from Your Fathomless Deeps

  175. Roots and Leaves Themselves Alone

  176. The Rounded Catalogue Divine Complete

  177. Sail out for Good, Eidolon Yacht!

  178. Salut au Monde!

  179. Savantism

  180. Scented Herbage of My Breast

  181. A Sight in Camp in the Daybreak Gray and Dim

  182. The Singer in the Prison

  183. The Sleepers

  184. Small the Theme of My Chant

  185. So Long!

  186. Song At Sunset

  187. Song for All Seas, All Ships

  188. A Song for Occupations

  189. A Song of Joys

  190. Song of Myself

  191. Song of Prudence

  192. Song of the Answerer

  193. Song of the Banner at Daybreak

  194. Song of the Broad-Axe

  195. Song of the Exposition

  196. Song of the Open Road

  197. Song of the Redwood-Tree

  198. A Song of the Rolling Earth

  199. Song of the Universal

  200. Soon Shall the Winter's Foil Be Here

  201. Spain, 1873-74

  202. Sparkles from the Wheel

  203. Spirit That Form'd This Scene

  204. Spirit Whose Work Is Done [Washington City, 1865]

  205. Spontaneous Me

  206. Starting from Paumanok

  207. Tears

  208. Tests

  209. Thanks in Old Age

  210. That Music Always Round Me

  211. There Was a Child Went Forth

  212. These I Singing in Spring

  213. Thick-Sprinkled Bunting

  214. This Compost

  215. This Moment Yearning and Thoughtful

  216. Thought

  217. Thoughts

  218. Thou Mother with Thy Equal Brood

  219. Thou Orb Aloft Full-Dazzling

  220. To a Certain Cantatrice

  221. To a Certain Civilian

  222. To a Common Prostitute

  223. To a Foil'd European Revolutionaire

  224. To a Historian

  225. To a Locomotive in Winter

  226. To a Pupil

  227. To a Stranger

  228. To Get the Final Lilt of Songs

  229. To Him That Was Crucified

  230. To One Shortly to Die

  231. To the East and to the West

  232. To Thee Old Cause

  233. To the Garden the World

  234. To The Leaven'd Soil They Trod

  235. To the Man-of-War-Bird

  236. To the Sun-Set Breeze

  237. To Think of Time

  238. To Those Who've Fail'd

  239. To You

  240. Trickle Drops

  241. Turn O Libertad

  242. Twenty Years

  243. A Twilight Song

  244. The Unexpress'd

  245. Unfolded Out of the Folds

  246. Unnamed Land

  247. Unseen Buds

  248. Vigil Strange I Kept on the Field One Night

  249. Virginia--The West

  250. Vocalism

  251. A Voice from Death

  252. The Voice of the Rain

  253. Wandering at Morn

  254. Warble for Lilac-Time

  255. Washington's Monument February, 1885

  256. Weave in, My Hardy Life

  257. We Two Boys Together Clinging

  258. We Two, How Long We Were Fooled

  259. What Ship Puzzled at Sea

  260. What Think You I Take My Pen in Hand?

  261. When I Heard at the Close of the Day

  262. When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer

  263. When I Peruse the Conquer'd Fame

  264. When I Read the Book

  265. When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd

  266. When the Full-Grown Poet Came

  267. Whispers of Heavenly Death

  268. Whoever You Are Holding Me Now in Hand

  269. Who Learns My Lesson Complete?

  270. With Antecedents

  271. With Husky-Haughty Lips, O Sea!

  272. A Woman Waits for Me

  273. The World Below the Brine

  274. The Wound-Dresser

  275. Year of Meteors [1859-60]

  276. Years of the Modern

  277. Yet, Yet Ye Downcast Hours

  278. Yonnondio

  279. You Felons on Trial in Courts

  280. Youth, Day, Old Age and Night


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