Poems by Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892)

Walter "Walt" Whitman was an American poet born on Long Island. Whitman's collection of poems, Leaves of Grass, stands among the great works of world literature. He is often described as 'America's Shakespeare'. His poetry is deeply rooted in place and full of references to North America and his travels across the continent.

The great poet and "singer of America", Walt Whitman, author of many poems about places