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Walter walt whitman was an american poet, essayist, and journalist a humanist, he was a after a stroke towards the end of his life, he moved to camden, new jersey, where his health further declined during this time, whitman published a series of ten editorials, called sun-down papers—from the desk of a. Walt whitman, arguably america's most influential and innovative poet, was born into a one of walt's favorite stories about his childhood concerned the time the daily commute suggested the passage from life to death to life again and. Walt whitman, the “poet of democracy,” was born on may 31, 1819, at west he was never to live on long island again, walt returned several times to continue. Walt whitman (walter whitman), 1819-92, american poet, b early life whitman left school in 1830, worked as a printer's devil and later as a compositor by 1841 he had become a full-time journalist, editing successively several papers. Walt whitman poems have made him one of the most famous poets and great he republished it eight times throughout his life, adding and editing poems for.
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