Learning from All American Poets–Whitman and Dickinson

25th January, 2010 - Posted by Christine Perrin - No Comments

The names Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson are familiar to most of us.  Whitman eulogized Lincoln in several poems (notably “O Captain, My Captain,” and “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d”).  This past week I spent 4 days with students at The Geneva School (Orlando, Florida) who were new to me (but not new » Read More