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In honor of the great American bard's bicentennial, a collection of his writing on his beloved Brooklyn.
Walt Whitman lived and worked and matured as an artist and thinker in Brooklyn, NY. The bustling port, full of life and diversity, expanded his mind and excited his senses. Whitman whole-heartedly embraced the life of Brooklyn in his poetry and prose -- most notably culminating Leaves of Grass, the definitive great American poem.
About the Author
Walt Whitman was the great American poet of the 19th Century. He was also an essayist, journalist, and public intellectual. His work was very controversial in it's time because of it's sexual and sensual nature. But he is now considered America's most influential poet.