More Leaves of Grass

poems departing from Song of Myself

This was a project of the Pennine Poetry workshop. The aim was to recyle the first 21 lines of Whitman's Song of Myself. This website presents the new poems based on this text. The new poems link to phrases in the original text and to each other.

The poems | Title and author index | Walt Whitman bio

Copyright © 2000 James Bell, John Carley, Helen Clare, Gerald England, Frank Faust, Sally James, Maryann Hazen-Stearns, Terrie Relf, Joe Warner, Calaya Williams, Matthew John Williams.

Further reading: Song of Myself in Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman.

Prairie grass in the late afternoon sun