Tag Archives: Leaves of Grass

Save Walt Whitman’s House

Walt Whitman, America’s most beloved poet, lived at 99 Ryerson Street in Brooklyn, New York when his world famous book Leaves of Grass was first published in 1855. Although the poet lived in more than 30 buildings in New York City … Continue reading

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Through me forbidden voices

Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass, illustrator Rockwell Kent  

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Falter not O book, fulfil your destiny

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Have we not darken’d and dazed ourselves with books long enough

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It Must be the Flag of My Own Disposition

A while back we posted a story on artist Matt Kalish’s awesome project to illustrate every page of Moby Dick . That challenging enterprise inspired Philadelphia-based illustrator Allen Crawford to hand-letter and illustrate his own version of Walt Whiman’s “Song … Continue reading

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