Poet: Walt Whitman
I Dream’d in a Dream.
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 3. Calamus
Year: Published/Written in 1900
Comment 3 of 3, added on February 5th, 2013 at 9:54 PM.
The Perfect City..... Love this Poem.
Lisa from Canada
Comment 2 of 3, added on March 10th, 2009 at 9:28 PM.
The civil war, mexican war, and his witness of slavery influenced this particular poem.
Jessica Williamson from United States
Comment 1 of 3, added on December 20th, 2005 at 2:10 AM.
To me, this poem emphasizes the impossibility of a city built on love. He "dreams" of one, and even in his utopian dream there is still the rest of the world opposing it.
However, such a city would be invincible, as love conquers all.
from United States
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