Title: In Poem Song of kisses
Creator: Walt Whitman
Date: Before 1860
Whitman Archive ID: uva.00302
Source: Papers of Walt Whitman (MSS 3829), Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature, Albert H. Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia. Transcribed from digital images of the original. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the manuscripts, see our statement of editorial policy.
Editorial note: Based on the handwriting, Edward Grier dates this manuscript to before 1860 (Notebooks and Unpublished Prose Manuscripts [New York: New York University Press, 1984], 4:1345).
Contributors to digital file: Janel Cayer, Chris Forster, Kirsten Clawson, Kevin McMullen, Nicole Gray, and Kenneth M. Price
In Poem Song of kisses
The ^hot kiss of the new husband to the bride—and the kiss of the bride to the husband