Table of Contents for Leaves of Grass : Selected Poems and Prose


Acknowledgments vii(10)
About Walt Whitman xvii(18)
About This Edition xxxv(8)
A Note About the Text xliii
LEAVES OF GRASS: SELECTED POEMS AND PROSE
2(429)
SELECTED POEMS EPIGRAPH: Come, said my Soul 2(1)
FROM INSCRIPTIONS
3(91)
When I Read the Book
3(1)
Me Imperturbe
3(1)
I Hear America Singing
4(1)
Shut Not Your Doors
4(1)
Poets to Come
5(1)
Starting from Paumanok
6(17)
Song of Myself
23(71)
FROM CHILDREN OF ADAM
94(20)
To the Garden the World
94(1)
I Sing the Body Electric
95(10)
A Woman Waits for Me
105(3)
Spontaneous Me
108(2)
We Two, How Long We Were Fool'd
110(1)
Native Moments
111(1)
Once I Pass'd Through a Populous City
112(1)
I Heard You Solemn-Sweet Pipes of the Organ
112(1)
As Adam Early in the Morning
113(1)
FROM CALAMUS
114(60)
Scented Herbage of My Breast
114(2)
Whoever You Are Holding Me Now in Hand
116(1)
For You O Democracy
117(1)
Not Heaving from My Ribb'd Breast Only
118(2)
Of the Terrible Doubt of Appearances
120(1)
Recorders Ages Hence
121(1)
When I Heard at the Close of the Day
122(1)
Roots and Leaves Themselves Alone
123(1)
City of Orgies
123(1)
Behold This Swarthy Face
124(1)
I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing
124(2)
To a Stranger
126(1)
We Two Boys Together Clinging
127(1)
Here the Frailest Leaves of Me
127(1)
A Glimpse
127(1)
Earth, My Likeness
128(1)
Sometimes with One I Love
128(1)
Among the Multitude
128(1)
O You Whom I Often and Silently Come
129(1)
That Shadow My Likeness
129(1)
Full of Life Now
130(1)
Song of the Open Road
131(13)
Crossing Brooklyn Ferry
144(7)
Song of the Broad-Axe
151(14)
A Song of the Rolling Earth
165(8)
Youth, Day, Old Age and Night
173(1)
FROM BIRDS OF PASSAGE
174(11)
Song of the Universal
174(3)
Pioneers! O Pioneers!
177(4)
To You
181(4)
FROM SEA-DRIFT
185(17)
Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking
185(9)
As I Ebb'd with the Ocean of Life
194(3)
Tears
197(1)
To the Man-of-War-Bird
198(1)
On the Beach at Night
199(1)
After the Sea-Ship
200(2)
FROM BY THE ROADSIDE
202(3)
A Hand-Mirror
202(1)
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
202(1)
I Sit and Look Out
203(1)
The Dalliance of the Eagles
203(1)
The Runner
204(1)
FROM DRUM-TAPS
205(24)
Beat! Beat! Drums!
205(1)
Rise O Days from Your Fathomless Deeps
206(2)
Cavalry Crossing a Ford
208(1)
Bivouac on a Mountain Side
209(1)
An Army Corps on the March
209(1)
By the Bivouac's Fitful Flame
210(1)
Come Up from the Fields Father
210(3)
Vigil Strange I Kept on the Field One Night
213(1)
A March in the Ranks Hard-Prest, and the Road Unknown
214(2)
A Sight in Camp in the Daybreak Gray and Dim
216(1)
As Toilsome I Wander'd Virginia's Woods
217(1)
The Wound-Dresser
217(5)
Give Me the Splendid Silent Sun
222(3)
Dirge for Two Veterans
225(1)
O Tan-Faced Prairie-Boy
226(1)
Look Down Fair Moon
226(1)
Reconciliation
227(1)
As I Lay with My Head in Your Lap Camerado
227(1)
Spirit Whose Work Is Done
228(1)
FROM MEMORIES OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN
229(11)
When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd
229(10)
Captain! My Captain!
239(1)
FROM AUTUMN RIVULETS
240(57)
There Was a Child Went Forth
240(2)
This Compost
242(2)
Warble for Lilac-Time
244(3)
Out from Behind This Mask
247(2)
Vocalism
249(1)
Sparkles from the Wheel
250(1)
Who Learns My Lesson Complete?
251(3)
Proud Music of the Storm
254(7)
Passage to India
261(13)
Prayer of Columbus
274(3)
The Sleepers
277(12)
To Think of Time
289(8)
FROM WHISPERS OF HEAVENLY DEATH
297(13)
Darest Thou Now O Soul
297(2)
Whispers of Heavenly Death
299(1)
A Noiseless Patient Spider
299(1)
The Last Invocation
300(1)
Thou Mother with Thy Equal Brood
301(8)
A Paumanok Picture
309(1)
FROM FROM NOON TO STARRY NIGHT
310(7)
Faces
310(4)
All Is Truth
314(1)
Spirit That Form'd This Scene
315(1)
A Clear Midnight
316(1)
FROM SONGS OF PARTING
317(9)
Ashes of Soldiers
317(2)
Song at Sunset
319(2)
So Long!
321(5)
FROM FIRST ANNEX: SANDS AT SEVENTY
326(9)
From Montauk Point
326(1)
To Those Who've Fail'd
326(1)
After the Dazzle of Day
327(1)
Halcyon Days
327(1)
Fancies at Navesink
327(4)
The Pilot in the Mist
327(1)
Had I the Choice
328(1)
You Tides with Ceaseless Swell
329(1)
Last of Ebb, and Daylight Waning
329(1)
And Yet Not You Alone
330(1)
Proudly the Flood Comes In
330(1)
By That Long Scan of Waves
331(1)
Then Last of All
331(1)
Old Salt Kossabone
331(1)
You Lingering Sparse Leaves of Me
332(1)
After the Supper and Talk
332(3)
FROM SECOND ANNEX: GOOD-BYE MY FANCY
335(5)
Good-bye My Fancy
335(1)
The Pallid Wreath
335(1)
Long, Long Hence
336(1)
To the Sun-set Breeze
336(1)
A Persian Lesson
337(1)
L. of G.'s Purport
338(1)
Good-bye My Fancy!
338(2)
FOUR ABANDONED LEAVES & A "POEMET"
340(9)
Respondez!
340(4)
I Thought That Knowledge Alone Would Suffice
344(1)
Hours Continuing Long
345(1)
Who Is Now Reading This?
346(1)
Champagne in Ice
346(3)
SELECTED PROSE 349(82)
Preface to the first (1855) edition
349(25)
Open Letter to Ralph Waldo Emerson (Brooklyn, New York, August 1856) included in the 2nd (1856) edition
374(12)
A Backward Glance o'er Travel'd Roads
386(21)
An American Primer (published posthumously by Horace Traubel in 1904)
407(24)
Suggestions for Further Reading 431(8)
Checklist of Illustrations 439(5)
Poetry Title Index 444