"A beautiful book of windows onto the life of Walt Whitman. From the clear ringing prose to the fascinating photographs and colored illustrations of the great poet’s life we find the man anew—standing in his time and looking straight at us…. [Huets] has made a book of marvels and I can’t put it…
Ted Widmer, editor. Modern commentary on the American Civil War, culled from The New York Times’ popular Disunion on-line journal. Two articles by Jean Huets are featured: one of Disunion's most popular articles, "Boxers, Briefs and Battles,” on soldiers' underwear (and lack thereof) and “Killing…
WALT WHITMAN IN WASHINGTON, DC
Walt Whitman called Washington, D.C. a city of “romance,” “of things begun.” Links to Walt’s Washington, D.C.
SONG OF MYSELF PDF
From the 1881 edition of Leaves of Grass: PDF Song of Myself, free for you to enjoy. The text was cut/pasted from The Walt Whitman Archive. Please note I can’t offer support or help with download issues, formatting, printers, etc.
POSTS ON WALT
My posts on Walt Whitman
AMERICA – WALT READING
This sound recording archived at the Library of Congress may be Walt reading his poem “America.”
Centre of equal daughters, equal sons,
All, all alike endear’d, grown, ungrown, young or old,
Strong, ample, fair, enduring, capable, rich,
Perennial with the Earth, with Freedom, Law and Love.