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

Creator: The Walt Whitman Archive

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

Whitman Archive ID: per.00019

Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Alyssa Olson, and Susan Belasco


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]

"To Bryant, the Poet of Nature." New Era, 26 July 1842, [2]

"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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