Roundup: National Poetry Month

Our best stories about poetry and poems offer free links to poems from contemporary and classic American poets.
Walt Whitman as photographed by Brian Handy

Walt Whitman: (Happy Birthday) Song of Himself

Happy Birthday, Walt Whitman, you old bard and…politician. Clearly you like to sing to yourself, but let us join ...

Walt Whitman the… Politician?

Before Walt Whitman was a famous poet, he was a scandalous poet, but before even all that he was in the thick of local and national politics.

The North American Review Turns 200

Happy birthday to the North American Review!