In Whitman's Hand
After an ^the unsolv'd argument
|The ^Coming in, |aA group of little children, and their
| ways and chatter, flow in, upon me|
|Like ^welcome rippling water o'er my|
| heated ^nerves and flesh.|
- This manuscript was likely written in 1890 or early 1891, shortly before the poem's publication.
- Editorial note
- "After the Argument" was published first in Lippincott's Magazine, March, 1891.
- After the Argument | The Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
- Whitman Archive ID