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This bibliography includes all poems for which the Whiman Archive currently has transcriptions and/or verified publication information. We will continue to update the bibliography as we locate and transcribe additional poems. For information about poems in periodicals that have been misattributed to Whitman, click here.


1839

"Fame's Vanity." Long Island Democrat 23 October 1839: [1].

"My Departure." Long Island Democrat 27 November 1839: 2.


1840

"Young Grimes." Long Island Democrat 1 January 1840: [1].

"The Inca's Daughter." Long Island Democrat 5 May 1840: [1].

"The Love That is Hereafter." Long Island Democrat 19 May 1840: [1].

"We All Shall Rest At Last." Long Island Democrat 14 July 1840: [1].

"The Spanish Lady." Long Island Democrat 4 August 1840: 2.

"The End of All." Long Island Democrat 22 September 1840: [1].

"The Columbian's Song." Long Island Democrat 27 October 1840: [1].


1841

"The Winding-Up." Long Island Democrat 22 June 1841: [1].

"Each Has His Grief." The New World 3 (20 November 1841): [321]. Revised from "We All Shall Rest at Last" in the Long Island Democrat, 14 July 1840.

"The Punishment of Pride." The New World 3 (18 December 1841): 394.


1842

"Ambition." Brother Jonathan 1 (29 January 1842): [113]. An earlier version of this poem entitled "Fame's Vanity" appeared in the Long Island Democrat, 27 November 1839.

"The Death and Burial of McDonald Clarke." The New York Aurora 18 March 1842: [1]

"Time to Come." The New York Aurora 9 April 1842: [1] Revised version of “Our Future Lot,” which first appeared in the Long-Islander sometime before 31 October 1838 (the relevant copies of the Long-Islander are no longer extant). More specific information about the Long-Islander printing is unknown at this time. "Our Future Lot" was reprinted in the Long Island Democrat on 31 October 1838. When published as "Time to Come" in the Aurora, the poem appeared with the notation "From the Democratic Review." To date, however, we have not been able to verify that it was originally published there.

"No Turning Back." Sunday Times 14 August 1842: [1].

"A Sketch." The New World (10 December 1842): 374.


1843

"Death of the Nature-Lover." Brother Jonathan 4 (11 March 1843): 290. An earlier version of this poem entitled "My Departure" appeared in the Long Island Democrat, 23 October 1839.


1844

"Tale of a Shirt: A Very Pathetic Ballad." Sunday Times & Noah's Weekly Messenger 31 March 1844: [unknown].


1846

"The Play-Ground." Brooklyn Daily Eagle 1 June 1846:[1].

"Ode: To be Sung on Fort Greene." The Brooklyn Daily Eagle 2 July 1846: [2].


1848

"The Mississippi at Midnight." New Orleans Daily Crescent 6 March 1848: [2]. Revised as "Sailing the Mississippi at Midnight," Specimen Days & Collect (1882–83).


1850

"Song for Certain Congressmen." New York Evening Post 2 March 1850:[2]. Revised as "Dough-Face Song" in Specimen Days & Collect (1882–83).

"Blood-Money." New York Daily Tribune , Supplement. 22 March 1850: 1. Reprinted in the New York Evening Post (30 April 1850) and in Specimen Days (1882).

"Resurgemus." New York Daily Tribune 21 June 1850: 3. Partially reprinted in "Art and Artists" in Brooklyn Daily Advertiser (3 April 1851); revised as ["Suddenly out of its stale and drowsy lair"] in Leaves of Grass (1855); reprinted as "Poem of the Dead Young Men of Europe, the 72nd and 73rd Years of These States," in Leaves of Grass (1856); and as "Europe, The 72nd and 73rd Years of These States," in Leaves of Grass (1881–82).


1859

"A Child's Reminiscence." New-York Saturday Press 24 December 1859: 1. This poem later appeared as "A Word Out of the Sea," Leaves of Grass (1860); as "Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking," in "Sea-Shore Memories," Passage to India (1871); and finally in "Sea Drift," Leaves of Grass (1881–82).


1860

"You and Me and To-Day." New-York Saturday Press 14 January 1860: 2. This poem later appeared as "Chants Democratic 7," Leaves of Grass (1860) and as "With Antecedents," Leaves of Grass (1867).

"Poemet [Of him I love day and night]." New-York Saturday Press 28 January 1860: 2. This poem later appeared as "Calamus No. 17," Leaves of Grass (1860); as "Of Him I Love Day and Night," Leaves of Grass (1867); and, with slight changes in the text, in "Passage to India," Leaves of Grass (1871-72).

"Poemet [That shadow, my likeness]." New-York Saturday Press 4 February 1860: 2. This poem later appeared as "Calamus No. 40," Leaves of Grass (1860); as "That Shadow My Likeness," Leaves of Grass (1867); and, with slight changes in the text, in Leaves of Grass (1881–82).

"Leaves." New-York Saturday Press 11 February 1860: 2. The three poems printed under the title of "Leaves" were numbered "1," "2," and "3" but not otherwise individually titled for their publication in the Saturday Press. They later appeared separately as (in order of appearance):

  • "Calamus No. 21," Leaves of Grass (1860);  Reprinted as "That Music Always Round Me," Leaves of Grass (1867) and in "Whispers of Heavenly Death," Leaves of Grass (1871-72).
  • "Calamus No. 37," Leaves of Grass (1860);  Reprinted as "A Leaf for Hand in Hand," Leaves of Grass (1867).
  • "Enfans d'Adam No. 15," Leaves of Grass (1860);  Reprinted as "As Adam Early in the Morning," Leaves of Grass (1867).

"Bardic Symbols." Atlantic Monthly 5 (April 1860): 445-447. Revised as "Leaves of Grass. 1" in Leaves of Grass (1860) and reprinted as "Elemental Drifts," Leaves of Grass (1867). The final version of the poem, "As I Ebb'd With the Ocean of Life," was published in Leaves of Grass (1881–82).

"The Errand-Bearers." The New-York Times 27 June 1860: 2. Revised as "A Broadway Pageant (Reception Japanese Embassy, June 16, 1860)" in Drum-Taps (1865) and reprinted in Leaves of Grass (1881–82).


1861

"Beat! Beat! Drums!" Harper's Weekly 5 (28 September 1861): 623. Although dated 28 September 1861, the issue of Harper's Weekly featuring Whitman's "Beat! Beat! Drums!" actually appeared one week earlier, on 21 September 1861. (See Sculley Bradley and Harold W. Blodgett, ed., Leaves of Grass: A Norton Critical Edition [New York: W. W. Norton, 1973] and Ted Genoways, Walt Whitman and the Civil War: America's Poet During the Lost Years of 1860–1862 [Berkeley: University of California Press, forthcoming].) The poem appeared on the same day in the weekly newspaper the New York Leader, also dated 28 September 1861. The poem was reprinted in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle on 23 September 1861 and the Boston Daily Evening Transcript on 24 September 1861. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle printing includes the attribution, "From Harper's Weekly." In the following weeks, the poem appeared in numerous other newspapers throughout the United States. Whitman included the poem, with slight revision, in Drum-Taps (1865).

"Little Bells Last Night." New York Leader 12 October 1861: [2]. Revised as "I Heard You Solemn Sweet Pipes of the Organ" in Sequel to Drum-Taps (1865–66).

"Old Ireland." New York Leader 2 November 1861: [1]. Reprinted with some revisions in Drum-Taps (1865).


1865

"O Captain! My Captain!" New-York Saturday Press 4 November 1865: 218. This poem was reprinted in Sequel to Drum-Taps (1865); with revision in Passage to India (1871, 1876); and finally in "Drum-Taps," Leaves of Grass (1881–82).


1867

"A Carol of Harvest, for 1867." Galaxy 4 (September 1867): 605-609. Reprinted in Tinsley's Magazine (London) in October 1867. Whitman revised the poem for Passage to India (1871). After some further revision, the poem appeared as "The Return of the Heroes" in Leaves of Grass (1881–82).


1868

"Whispers of Heavenly Death." The Broadway, A London Magazine 10 (October 1868): 21-22. "Whispers of Heavenly Death" was the title given to a collection of five numbered poems first published in Broadway. When reprinted as part of a larger cluster in Passage to India (1871), the poems were retitled "Whispers of Heavenly Death," "Darest Thou Now O Soul," "A Noiseless Patient Spider," "The Last Invocation," and "Pensive and Faltering."


1869

"Proud Music of the Sea-Storm." Atlantic Monthly 23 (February 1869): 199-203. This poem was slightly revised and reprinted as "Proud Music of the Storm" in Passage to India (1871), Two Rivulets (1876), and in Leaves of Grass (1881–82).

"The Singer in the Prison." Saturday Evening Visitor 25 December 1869: [4]. Reprinted in Passage to India (1871).


1870

"Brother of All, With Generous Hand." Galaxy 9 (January 1870): 75-76. Reprinted in Passage to India (1871), in the group "Passage to India" of Leaves of Grass (1872) and Two Rivulets (1876), and, after some revision, under the new title "Outlines for a Tomb" in Leaves of Grass (1881–82).

"Warble for Lilac-Time." Galaxy 9 (May 1870): 686. Whitman revised the poem for reprinting in Passage to India (1871), in the New York Daily Grahpic (12 May 1873), in the group "Passage to India" of Leaves of Grass (1872) and Two Rivulets (1876), and in its present form in Leaves of Grass (1881–82).


1871

"O Star of France!" Galaxy 11(June 1871): 817. Collected in As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free and Other Poems (1872), reprinted in Two Rivulets (1876), and, after some revision, in Leaves of Grass (1881–82).

"After All, Not to Create Only." New York Commercial Advertiser 7 September 1871: [3]. This poem was published on the same day in the New York Evening Post , p. 2. It was reprinted in several newspapers and as a pamphlet, After All, Not to Create Only (1871); as "Song of the Exposition" in Two Rivulets (1876); and with some revisions in Leaves of Grass (1881–82).

"After All, Not to Create Only." New York Evening Post 7 September 1871:[2]. This poem was printed on the same day in the New York Commercial Advertiser 7 September 1871: [3]. It was reprinted in several newspapers and as a pamphlet, After All, Not to Create Only (1871); as "Song of the Exposition" in Two Rivulets (1876); and with some revisions in Leaves of Grass (1881–82).


1872

"The Mystic Trumpeter." Kansas Magazine 1 (February 1872): 113-114. Reprinted in the Washington Daily Morning Chronicle, 7 February 1872; in translation by Csukássy Józset, Fõvárosi Lapok (Budapest), 19 January 1873, p. [61]; and in As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free (1872).

"Virginia—The West." Kansas Magazine 1 (March 1872): 219. Reprinted in As A Strong Bird on Pinions Free (1872).

"As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free." New York Herald 26 June 1872:3. This poem was later published with seven other poems in a pamphlet, As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free (1872). It was later included as a supplement bound with Two Rivulets (1876). Later, Whitman changed the title to "Thou Mother with Thy Equal Brood," added a new opening stanza, and additional revisions, and incorporated the poem into Leaves of Grass (1881-82).


1873

"Nay, Tell Me Not To-day the Publish'd Shame." New York Daily Graphic 5 March 1873: 2. Reprinted in Conservator 7 (October 1896): 121-122; Leaves of Grass (1897).

"With All the Gifts, America." New York Daily Graphic 6 March 1873: 2. Reprinted in Two Rivulets (1876).

"The Singing Thrush." New York Daily Graphic 15 March 1873: 2. Reprinted as "Wandering at Morn" in Two Rivulets (1876).

"Spain." New York Daily Graphic 24 March 1873: 2. Reprinted as "Spain, 1873-74" in Two Rivulets (1876).

"Sea Captains, Young or Old." New York Daily Graphic 4 April 1873: 2. Reprinted as "Song for All Seas, All Ships" in Two Rivulets (1876).


1874

"Song of the Redwood-Tree." Harper's Monthly Magazine 48 (February 1874): 366-367. Reprinted in the "Centennial Songs" section of Two Rivulets (1876).

"Prayer of Columbus." Harper's Monthly Magazine 48 (March 1874): 524-525. Reprinted in the "Two Rivulets" section of Two Rivulets (1876).

"A Kiss to the Bride." New York Daily Graphic 21 May 1874: 608. Reprinted in Leaves of Grass (1897).

"Song of the Universal." New York Daily Graphic 17 June 1874: 818. This poem was printed on the same day in the New York Evening Post, 17 June 1874. Reprinted in New York World, 19 June 1874; Camden New Republic, 20 June 1874; and in Two Rivulets (1876).

"The Song of the Universal." The New York Evening Post 17 June 1874: [2]. This poem was printed on the same day in the New York Daily Graphic, 17 June 1874. Reprinted in New York World, 19 June 1874; Camden New Republic, 20 June 1874; and in Two Rivulets (1876).

"An Old Man's Thought of School." New York Daily Graphic 3 November 1874: 11. Reprinted in Two Rivulets (1876).


1876

"Or From that Sea of Time." New York Daily Tribune 19 February 1876: 4. This poem appeared in the Daily Tribune as part of a prepublication review of Two Rivulets (1876) and Leaves of Grass (1876). It was reprinted in the "Two Rivulets" section of Two Rivulets (1876).

"Eidólons." New York Daily Tribune 19 February 1876: 4. This poem appeared in the Daily Tribune as part of a prepublication review of Two Rivulets (1876) and Leaves of Grass (1876). It was reprinted in the "Two Rivulets" section of Two Rivulets (1876).

"Out from Behind This Mask." New York Daily Tribune 19 February 1876: 4. This poem appeared in the Daily Tribune as part of a prepublication review of Two Rivulets (1876) and Leaves of Grass (1876). It was reprinted as "Out from Behind This Mask: To confront My Portrait, illustrating 'the Wound-Dresser,' in Leaves of Grass" in the "Two Rivulets" section of Two Rivulets (1876).

"To a Locomotive in Winter." New York Daily Tribune 19 February 1876: 4. This poem appeared in the Daily Tribune as part of a prepublication review of Two Rivulets (1876) and Leaves of Grass (1876). It was reprinted in the "Two Rivulets" section of Two Rivulets (1876).

"Come, said my Soul." New York Daily Tribune 19 February 1876: 4. This poem appeared in the Daily Tribune as part of a prepublication review of Two Rivulets (1876) and Leaves of Grass (1876). According to the Comprehensive Reader's Edition of Leaves of Grass, it appeared first in the New York Daily Graphic on 25 December 1874, though at this time we have not been able to verify this information. The poem was reprinted on the title page of Leaves of Grass (1876).

"After an Interval." New York Daily Tribune 19 February 1876: 4. This poem appeared in the Daily Tribune as part of a prepublication review of Two Rivulets (1876) and Leaves of Grass (1876). It was reprinted in Leaves of Grass (1876).

"When the Full-Grown Poet Came." New York Daily Tribune 19 February 1876: 4. This poem appeared in the Daily Tribune as part of a prepublication review of Two Rivulets (1876) and Leaves of Grass (1876). It was reprinted in Leaves of Grass (1876).

"The Beauty of the Ship." New York Daily Tribune 19 February 1876: 4. This poem appeared in the Daily Tribune as part of a prepublication review of Two Rivulets (1876) and Leaves of Grass (1876). It was reprinted in Leaves of Grass (1876).

"A Song by the Potomac." New York Daily Tribune 19 February 1876: 4. This poem appeared in the Daily Tribune as part of a prepublication review of Two Rivulets (1876) and Leaves of Grass (1876). It appeared previously under the title "By Broad Potomac's Shore" in As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free (1872) and was reprinted in Two Rivulets (1876) and Leaves of Grass (1881–82).

"Ship of Democracy." New York Daily Tribune 19 February 1876: 4. This poem appeared in the Daily Tribune as part of a prepublication review of Two Rivulets (1876) and Leaves of Grass (1876). This appearance is the first instance of the poem under the title "Ship of Democracy," but it appeared earlier as section three of the poem "As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free" in the volume As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free (1872).

"A Death-Sonnet for Custer." New York Daily Tribune (10 July 1876): 5. Reprinted as "From Far Dakotas Cañon," Leaves of Grass (1881–82).


1879

"What Best I See in Thee." The Philadelphia Press 17 December 1879: 8. Reprinted in Leaves of Grass (1881–82).


1880

"The Dalliance of the Eagles." Cope's Tobacco Plant (November 1880): 552. Revised slightly for inclusion in "By the Roadside," Leaves of Grass (1881–82).


1881

"Patrolling Barnegat." Harper's Monthly Magazine 62 (April 1881): 701. Reprinted in the American (May 1881) and Leaves of Grass (1881–82).

"A Summer Invocation." The American 2 (14 June 1881): 120. Reprinted as "Thou Orb Aloft Full-Dazzling" in Leaves of Grass (1881–82).

"The Sobbing of the Bells." The Boston Weekly Globe (27 September 1881): [1]. Reprinted as "The Sobbing of the Bells. (Midnight, Sept. 19-20, 1881)" in Leaves of Grass (1881–82).


1884

"With Husky-Haughty Lips, O Sea!" Harper's Monthly Magazine 68 (March 1884): 607. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"Red Jacket (From Aloft)." The Philadelphia Press 10 October 1884. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"If I Should Need to Name, O Western World" Philadelphia Press 26 October 1884: 5. Reprinted as "Election Day, November, 1884" in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"The Dead Tenor." Critic 5(8 November 1884): 222. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).


1885

"Of That Blithe Throat of Thine." Harper's Monthly Magazine 70 (January 1885): 264. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"Ah, Not This Granite Dead and Cold." The Philadelphia Press 22 February 1885. Reprinted as "Washington's Monument, February, 1885" in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"As One by One Withdraw the Lofty Actors." Harper's Weekly 4 (16 May 1885): 310. Reprinted as "Grant" in Critic 7 (15 August 1885): 80; and revised as "Death of General Grant" in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"The Voice of the Rain." Outing 6 (August 1885): 570. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"Fancies at Navesink." The Nineteenth Century 18 (August 1885): 234-237. The eight poems, "The Pilot in the mist," "Had I the choice," "You Tides with ceaseless sell," " Last of Ebb, and Daylight waning," "[And yet not you alone]," "Proudly the Flood comes in," "By that long scan of Waves," and "Then last of all," were reprinted in "Sands at Seventy," Leaves of Grass (1888). In the Nineteenth Century printing, "And Yet Not You Alone" appears at the top of page 236 without a title.


1886

"The Man-of-War Bird." The Athenaeum 2527 (April 1876): 463. Reprinted as "Thou Who Hast Slept All Night Upon the Storm" in Progress (Philadelphia), 16 November 1878 and as "To the Man-of-War-Bird" in Leaves of Grass (1881–82).


1887

"Shakespeare Bacon's Cipher." The Cosmopolitan 4 (October 1887): 142. Reprinted in Good-Bye My Fancy (1891) under the title "Shakspere-Bacon's Cipher."

"November Boughs." Lippincott's Magazine 40 (November 1887): 722-723. "November Boughs" was the title given to a collection of four poems first published in Lippincott's Magazine and reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888): "You Lingering Sparse Leaves of Me," "Going Somewhere," "After the Supper and Talk," and "Not Meagre, Latent Boughs Alone."

"Yonnondio." Critic 11. (26 November 1887): 267 Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"As the Greeks Signal Flame." New York Herald 15 December 1887:3. Reprinted in the Boston Daily Advertiser (17 December 1887); Munyon's Illustrated World (January 1888); and then in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"Twilight." Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine 37 (December 1887): 264. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).


1888

"To Those Who've Fail'd." New York Herald 27 January 1888: 6. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"Halcyon Days." New York Herald 29 January 1888: 12. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy Annex" to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"After the Dazzle of Day." New York Herald 3 February 1888: 4. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"America." New York Herald 11 February 1888: 4. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"Abraham Lincoln (Born Feb. 12, 1809)." New York Herald 12 February 1888:12. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"True Conquerors." New York Herald 15 February 1888: 6. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"Soon Shall the Winter's Foil Be Here." New York Herald 21 February 1888: 6. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"The Dismantled Ship." New York Herald 23 February 1888: 4. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"Old Salt Kossabone." New York Herald. 25 February 1888: 6. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"Mannahatta." New York Herald 27 February 1888: 4. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"Paumanok." New York Herald 29 February 1888: 6. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"From Montauk Point." New York Herald 1 March 1888: 6. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"My Canary Bird." New York Herald 2 March 1888: 6. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"A Prairie Sunset." New York Herald 9 March 1888: 6. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"The Dead Emperor." New York Herald 10 March 1888: 6. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"The First Dandelion." New York Herald 12 March 1888: 4. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"The Wallabout Martyrs." New York Herald 16 March 1888: 4. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"The Bravest Soldiers." New York Herald 18 March 1888: 14. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"Orange Buds by Mail from Florida." New York Herald 19 March 1888: 4. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"Continuities." New York Herald 20 March 1888: 6. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"Broadway." New York Herald 10 April 1888: 6. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"Life." New York Herald 15 April 1888: 16. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"The Final Lilt of Songs." New York Herald 16 April 1888: 4. Reprinted as "To Get the Final Lilt of Songs" in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"To-day and Thee." New York Herald 23 April 1888: 6. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"Queries to My Seventieth Year." New York Herald 2 May 1888: 6. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"The United States to Old World Critics." New York Herald 8 May 1888: 6. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"Out of May's Shows Selected." New York Herald 10 May 1888: 6. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"As I Sit Writing Here." New York Herald 14 May 1888: 4. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"A Carol Closing Sixty-Nine." New York Herald 21 May 1888: 4. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"Life and Death." New York Herald 23 May 1888: 6. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"The Calming Thought of All." New York Herald 27 May 1888: 12. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).

"Twenty Years." The Magazine of Art August 1888: [348].

"[Over and through the burial chant]." New York Herald 12 August 1888: 7. Reprinted as "Interpolation Sounds" in Good-Bye My Fancy (1891).

"Old Age's Lambent Peaks." Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine 38 (September 1888): 735. Reprinted in the "Sands at Seventy" annex to Leaves of Grass (1888).


1889

"To the Year 1889." Critic 14(5 January 1889): 7. Reprinted under the new title "To the Pending Year" in Good-Bye My Fancy (1891).

"A Voice from Death." New York World 7 June 1889. Reprinted in Good-Bye My Fancy (1891).

"Bravo, Paris Exposition!" Harper's Weekly 33 28 September 1889: 774. Reprinted in Good-Bye My Fancy (1891).

"My 71st Year." Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine 39 (November 1889): 31. Reprinted in Good-Bye My Fancy (1891).


1890

"Old Age's Ship and Crafty Death's." Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine 40 (February 1890). 553. Reprinted in Good-Bye My Fancy (1891).

"A Twilight Song." Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine 40 (May 1890): 27 Published with the subtitle "For unknown buried soldiers, North and South." Revised and reprinted in Good-Bye My Fancy (1891).

"For Queen Victoria's Birthday." Philadelphia Public Ledger 24 May 1890: 9. This poem was reprinted in the Critic, 16 (24 May 1890), 262 and in four London periodicals. It was included without the note in Good-Bye My Fancy (1891).

"To the Sunset Breeze." Lippincott's Magazine 46(December 1890): 861. Reprinted in Good-Bye My Fancy (1891).


1891

"The Pallid Wreath." Critic 18(10 January 1891): 18. Reprinted in Good-Bye My Fancy (1891).

"Old-Age Echoes." Lippincott's Magazine 47 (March 1891): 376. "Old Age Echoes" was the title given to a collection of four poems first published in Lippincott's Magazine and reprinted in Good-Bye My Fancy (1891): "Sounds of the Winter," "The Unexpress'd," "Sail Out for Good, Eidólon Yacht," and "After the Argument."

"The Commonplace." Munyon's Magazine 7.2 (March 1891). Reprinted in Good-bye My Fancy (1891).

"Ship Ahoy!" Youth's Companion (12 March 1891): 152. Reprinted in Good-bye My Fancy (1891).

"Old Chants." Truth (19 March 1891). Reprinted in Good-Bye My Fancy (1891).


1892

"Death's Valley." Harper's Monthly Magazine 84 (April 1892): 707-709. Reprinted in Leaves of Grass (1897).

"A Thought of Columbus." Once A Week (2 July 1892): 4.



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