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walt whitman s civil war poetry national humanities center - reflecting on the civil war in 1892 walt whitman concluded the real war will never get in the books but whitman did try to bring the real war into his poems, the civil war poems of walt whitman mr d s neighborhood - whitman s experiences in the hospital stayed with him for the rest of his life towards the end of the war in 1865 drum taps a collection of wartime poems was published when his o captain my captain appeared after abraham lincoln s assassination it made whitman a celebrity almost overnight ironically o captain is a more traditional poem than whitman s other work which probably helped readers ease into his more fiery verses, walt whitman poet academy of american poets - read poems by this poet walt whitman was born on may 31 1819 in west hills new york the second son of walter whitman a housebuilder and louisa van velsor the family which consisted of nine children lived in brooklyn and long island in the 1820s and 1830s, amazon com poems of after war 9781522716877 walt - walter walt whitman 1819 1892 was an american poet essayist and journalist a humanist he was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism incorporating both views in his works, walt whitman walt whitman poems poem hunter - browse through walt whitman s poems and quotes 393 poems of walt whitman still i rise the road not taken if you forget me dreams annabel lee walter walt was an american poet essayist and journalist a humanist he was a part of, walt whitman poetry foundation - walt whitman is america s world poet a latter day successor to homer virgil dante and shakespeare in leaves of grass 1855 1891 2 he celebrated democracy nature love and friendship this monumental work chanted praises to the body as well as to the soul and found beauty and reassurance even in death, an introduction to whitman s civil war poetry - traveling with the wounded walt whitman and this ambiguous attitude toward whitman s poetry attached to the poet himself and followed him to washington scorn by society prevented whitman from securing a good government berth to support himself and his wartime hospital ministry remaining in washington after the war whitman worked