Whispers of Heavenly Death

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"Whispers of Heavenly Death" is a short collection of poems within Walt Whitman's major work "Leaves of Grass".

In these poems, written towards the end of his life, Whitman ponders on the subject of death and mortality. - Summary by Alan Mapstone (0 hr 29 min)


Darest Thou now O Soul 1:50 Read by Alan Mapstone
Whispers of Heavenly Death 1:31 Read by Alan Mapstone
Chanting the Square Deific 5:20 Read by John Owen
Of Him I Love Night and Day 1:41 Read by Agnes Robert Behr
Yet, Yet Ye Downcast Hours 1:49 Read by Alan Mapstone
As If a Phantom Caressed Me 0:50 Read by Scotty Smith
Assurances 2:38 Read by Scotty Smith
Quicksand Years 0:50 Read by Larry Wilson
That Music Always Round Me 1:12 Read by Larry Wilson
What Ship Puzzled at Sea 0:37 Read by Larry Wilson
A Noiseless Patient Spider 1:07 Read by Joy Fleisig
O Living Always, Always Dying 0:59 Read by Christine Rottger
To One Shortly to Die 1:17 Read by Anthony Will
Night on the Prairies 1:44 Read by Agnes Robert Behr
Thought 1:28 Read by Agnes Robert Behr
The Last Invocation 1:11 Read by Stefan Von Blon
As I Watched the Ploughman Ploughing 0:47 Read by Alan Mapstone
Pensive and Faltering 0:38 Read by Scotty Smith
A Paumanok Picture 1:31 Read by Alan Mapstone