Famous Secession Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Secession poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous secession poems. These examples illustrate what a famous secession poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Whitman, Walt
...er universal needs? will it improve manners?
Does it sound, with trumpet-voice, the proud victory of the Union, in that secession war?
Can your performance face the open fields and the seaside?
Will it absorb into me as I absorb food, air—to appear again in my strength, gait,
Have real employments contributed to it? original makers—not mere amanuenses?
Does it meet modern discoveries, calibers, facts face to face?
What does it mean to me? to American persons, progr...Read More
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