HomeFactopediaBrainoffsRankingsCommunityLog In
You know 0 facts

Walt Whitman


Play a Quick Quiz on Walt Whitman  (it's free)    



1855
      
Walt Whitman Published Leaves of Grass
"Lilac and Star and Bird Twined With the Chant of My Soul, There in the Fragrant Pines and Cedars Dusk and Dim"
   are the closing lines of   
When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd by Walt Whitman
Poem about the death of Abraham Lincoln
"But I With Mournful Tread, Walk the Deck My Captain Lies, Fallen Cold and Dead."
   are the closing lines of   
O Captain, My Captain by Walt Whitman
Poem about the death of Abraham Lincoln
"Many a Soldier's Loving Arms About This Neck Have Cross'd and Rested, Many a Soldier's Kiss Dwells on These Bearded Lips"
   are the closing lines of   
The Wound-Dresser by Walt Whitman
Whitman served as a field nurse during the American Civil War
"I Wander'd off by Myself, In the Mystical Moist Night-air, and from Time to Time, Look'd up in Perfect Silence at the Stars."
   are the closing lines of   
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer by Walt Whitman
"When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns...When I was shown the charts and diagrams...I became tired and sick, till rising and gliding out...."
Walt Whitman
   said   
"A Great City is That of Which Have the Greatest Men and Women"
Poet
Walt Whitman
   said   
"And Your Very Flesh Shall Be a Great Poem"
Poet
Walt Whitman
   was born on   
May 31, 1819
American poet
Walt Whitman
   lifespan was   
1819-1892
American poet
Walt Whitman
   said   
"I Celebrate Myself, and Sing Myself"
American poet from Song of Myself
Walt Whitman High
   features in   
Room 222
Walt Whitman
   said   
"I Believe a Leaf of Grass is No Less Than the Journey Work of the Stars"
From Song of Myself
Walt Whitman
   was born in   
Huntington Station, U.S.A.
American poet
Walt Whitman
   wrote   
O Captain, My Captain
"O Captain my Captain! our fearful trip is done, The ship has weathered every rack, the prize we sought is won …"
Walt Whitman
   wrote   
Beat! Beat! Drums!
"Beat! beat! drums!—Blow! bugles! blow! Through the windows—through doors—burst like a ruthless force …"
Walt Whitman
   wrote   
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
"When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me"
Walt Whitman
   wrote   
Come Up From the Fields Father
"...here's a letter from our Pete, and come to the front door mother, here's a letter from thy dear son"
Walt Whitman
   wrote   
When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd
"...And the great star early droop'd in the western sky in the night"
Walt Whitman
   wrote   
Song of Myself
His singular long poem
Walt Whitman
   wrote   
When I Heard at the Close of Day
"...how many names had been receiv'd with plaudits in the capitol"
Thomas Eakins
   painted   
Walt Whitman
1888, oil on canvas; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
O Pioneers! by Willa Cather - Pioneers! O Pioneers!
   was titled from the literary source   
Walt Whitman
Walt Whitman
   was a/an   
Poet
Arguably the most influential poet in US history; 1819-1892
Gustav Holst
   composed   
Walt Whitman Overture
Op. 7
Walt Whitman
   is buried in   
Harleigh Cemetery, Camden, NJ, USA
Poet
Walt Whitman
   wrote   
Leaves of Grass
Ralph Vaughan Williams
   composed   
"Three Poems by Walt Whitman"
'A Supermarket in California' by Allen Ginsberg
   has the opening lines   
What Thoughts I Have of You Tonight, Walt Whitman...
For I walked down the idestreets under the trees with a headache self-conscious looking at the full moon.






   About - Terms - Privacy Log In