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Title: Walt Whitman's Poems in Periodicals: A Bibliography

Author: The Walt Whitman Archive

Publication information: Created for the Walt Whitman Archive. First published on the Archive in 2008.

Whitman Archive ID: per.00019


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 20 November 1841: [321]

"The Punishment of Pride," The New World 18 December 1841: 394

1842

"Ambition," Brother Jonathan 29 January 1842: [113]

"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]

"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 11 March 1843: 290

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]

1850

"Song for Certain Congressmen," New York Evening Post 2 March 1850: [2]

"Blood-Money," New York Daily TribuneSupplement 22 March 1850: 1

"Resurgemus," New York Daily Tribune 21 June 1850: 3

1859

"A Child's Reminiscence," New-York Saturday Press 24 December 1859: 1

1860

"You and Me and To-Day," New-York Saturday Press 14 January 1860: 2

"Poemet [Of him I love day and night]," New-York Saturday Press 28 January 1860: 2

"Poemet [That shadow, my likeness]," New-York Saturday Press 4 February 1860: 2

"Leaves," New-York Saturday Press Leaves of Grass Leaves of Grass Leaves of Grass 11 February 1860 1860; 1860; 1860;: 2

"Bardic Symbols," Atlantic Monthly April 1860: 445-447

"The Errand-Bearers," The New-York Times 27 June 1860: 2

1861

"Beat! Beat! Drums!," Harper's Weekly 28 September 1861: 623

"Little Bells Last Night," New York Leader 12 October 1861: [2]

"Old Ireland," New York Leader 2 November 1861: [1]

1865

"O Captain! My Captain!," New-York Saturday Press 4 November 1865: 218

1867

"A Carol of Harvest, for 1867," Galaxy September 1867: 605-609

1868

"Whispers of Heavenly Death," The Broadway, A London Magazine 10 October 1868: 21-22

1869

"Proud Music of the Sea-Storm," Atlantic Monthly February 1869: 199-203

"The Singer in the Prison," Saturday Evening Visitor 25 December 1869: [4]

1870

"Brother of All, With Generous Hand," Galaxy January 1870: 75-76

"Warble for Lilac-Time," Galaxy May 1870: 686

1871

"O Star of France!," Galaxy June 1871: 817

"After All, Not to Create Only," New York Commercial Advertiser 7 September 1871: [3]

"After All, Not to Create Only," New York Evening Post 7 September 1871: [2]

1872

"The Mystic Trumpeter," Kansas Magazine 1 February 1872: 113-114

"Virginia—The West," Kansas Magazine 1 March 1872: 219

"As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free," New York Herald 26 June 1872: 3

1873

"Nay, Tell Me Not To-day the Publish'd Shame," New York Daily Graphic 5 March 1873: 2

"With All the Gifts, America," New York Daily Graphic 6 March 1873: 2

"The Singing Thrush," New York Daily Graphic 15 March 1873: 2

"Spain," New York Daily Graphic 24 March 1873: 2

"Sea Captains, Young or Old," New York Daily Graphic 4 April 1873: 2

1874

"Song of the Redwood-Tree," Harper's Monthly Magazine February 1874: 366-367

"Prayer of Columbus," Harper's Monthly Magazine March 1874: 524-525

"A Kiss to the Bride," New York Daily Graphic 21 May 1874: 608

"Song of the Universal," New York Daily Graphic 17 June 1874: 818

"The Song of the Universal," The New York Evening Post 17 June 1874: [2]

"An Old Man's Thought of School," New York Daily Graphic 3 November 1874: 11

1876

"Or From that Sea of Time," New York Daily Tribune 19 February 1876: 4

"Eidólons," New York Daily Tribune 19 February 1876: 4

"Out from Behind This Mask," New York Daily Tribune 19 February 1876: 4

"To a Locomotive in Winter," New York Daily Tribune 19 February 1876: 4

"Come, said my Soul," New York Daily Tribune 19 February 1876: 4

"After an Interval," New York Daily Tribune 19 February 1876: 4

"When the Full-Grown Poet Came," New York Daily Tribune 19 February 1876: 4

"The Beauty of the Ship," New York Daily Tribune 19 February 1876: 4

"A Song by the Potomac," New York Daily Tribune 19 February 1876: 4

"Ship of Democracy," New York Daily Tribune 19 February 1876: 4

"A Death-Sonnet for Custer," New York Daily Tribune 10 July 1876: 5

1879

"What Best I See in Thee," The Philadelphia Press 17 December 1879: 8

1880

"The Dalliance of the Eagles," Cope's Tobacco Plant November 1880: 552

1881

"Patrolling Barnegat," Harper's Monthly Magazine April 1881: 701

"A Summer Invocation," The American 2 14 June 1881: 120

"The Sobbing of the Bells," The Boston Weekly Globe 27 September 1881: [1]

1884

"With Husky-Haughty Lips, O Sea!," Harper's Monthly Magazine March 1884: 607

"Red Jacket (From Aloft)," The Philadelphia Press 10 October 1884

"If I Should Need to Name, O Western World," Philadelphia Press 26 October 1884: 5

"The Dead Tenor," Critic 8 November 1884: 222

1885

"Of That Blithe Throat of Thine," Harper's Monthly Magazine January 1885: 264

"Ah, Not This Granite Dead and Cold," The Philadelphia Press 22 February 1885

"As One by One Withdraw the Lofty Actors," Harper's Weekly 16 May 1885: 310

"The Voice of the Rain," Outing August 1885: 570

"Fancies at Navesink," The Nineteenth Century 18 August 1885: 234-237

1886

"The Man-of-War Bird," The Athenaeum April 1876: 463

1887

"Shakespeare Bacon's Cipher," The Cosmopolitan October 1887: 142

"November Boughs," Lippincott's Magazine November 1887: 722-723

"Yonnondio," Critic 26 November 1887: 267

"As the Greeks Signal Flame," New York Herald 15 December 1887: 3

"Twilight," Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine December 1887: 264

1888

"To Those Who've Fail'd," New York Herald 27 January 1888: 6

"Halcyon Days," New York Herald 29 January 1888: 12

"After the Dazzle of Day," New York Herald 3 February 1888: 4

"America," New York Herald 11 February 1888: 4

"Abraham Lincoln (Born Feb. 12, 1809)," New York Herald 12 February 1888: 12

"True Conquerors," New York Herald 15 February 1888: 6

"Soon Shall the Winter's Foil Be Here," New York Herald 21 February 1888: 6

"The Dismantled Ship," New York Herald 23 February 1888: 4

"Old Salt Kossabone," New York Herald 25 February 1888: 6

"Mannahatta," New York Herald 27 February 1888: 4

"Paumanok," New York Herald 29 February 1888: 6

"From Montauk Point," New York Herald 1 March 1888: 6

"My Canary Bird," New York Herald 2 March 1888: 6

"A Prairie Sunset," New York Herald 9 March 1888: 6

"The Dead Emperor," New York Herald 10 March 1888: 6

"The First Dandelion," New York Herald 12 March 1888: 4

"The Wallabout Martyrs," New York Herald 16 March 1888: 4

"The Bravest Soldiers," New York Herald 18 March 1888: 14

"Orange Buds by Mail from Florida," New York Herald 19 March 1888: 4

"Continuities," New York Herald 20 March 1888: 6

"Broadway," New York Herald 10 April 1888: 6

"Life," New York Herald 15 April 1888: 16

"The Final Lilt of Songs," New York Herald 16 April 1888: 4

"To-day and Thee," New York Herald 23 April 1888: 6

"Queries to My Seventieth Year," New York Herald 2 May 1888: 6

"The United States to Old World Critics," New York Herald 8 May 1888: 6

"Out of May's Shows Selected," New York Herald 10 May 1888: 6

"As I Sit Writing Here," New York Herald 14 May 1888: 4

"A Carol Closing Sixty-Nine," New York Herald 21 May 1888: 4

"Life and Death," New York Herald 23 May 1888: 6

"The Calming Thought of All," New York Herald 27 May 1888: 12

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

"[Over and through the burial chant]," New York Herald 12 August 1888: 7

"Old Age's Lambent Peaks," Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine September 1888: 735

1889

"To the Year 1889," Critic 5 January 1889: 7

"A Voice from Death," New York World 7 June 1889

"Bravo, Paris Exposition!," Harper's Weekly 28 September 1889: 774

"My 71st Year," Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine November 1889: 31

1890

"Old Age's Ship and Crafty Death's," Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine February 1890: 553

"A Twilight Song," Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine May 1890: 27

"For Queen Victoria's Birthday," Philadelphia Public Ledger 24 May 1890: 9

"To the Sunset Breeze," Lippincott's Magazine December 1890: 861

1891

"The Pallid Wreath," Critic 10 January 1891: 18

"Old-Age Echoes," Lippincott's Magazine March 1891: 376

"The Commonplace," Munyon's Magazine March 1891

"Ship Ahoy!," Youth's Companion 12 March 1891: 152

"Old Chants," Truth 19 March 1891

1892

"Death's Valley," Harper's Monthly Magazine April 1892: 707-709

"A Thought of Columbus," Once A Week 2 July 1892: 4


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