When I Heard The Learn’d Astronomer By Walt Whitman

When I Heard The Learn’d Astronomer By Walt Whitman When I heard the learn’d astronomer,When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me,When I was shown the charts and diagrams, to add, divide, and measure them,When I sitting heard the astronomer where he lectured with much applause in the lecture-room,How soon unaccountable I […]

Song Of Myself By Walt Whitman

Song Of Myself (I Celebrate Myself) By Walt Whitman 1I celebrate myself, and sing myself,And what I assume you shall assume,For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you. I loafe and invite my soul,I lean and loafe at my ease observing a spear of summer grass. My tongue, every atom of my blood, form’d […]

O Captain! My Captain! By Walt Whitman

O Captain! My Captain! By Walt Whitman O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done,The ship has weather’d every rack, the prize we sought is won,The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting,While follow eyes the steady keel, the vessel grim and daring;       But O heart! heart! heart!  […]