Tag: Walt Whitman

Books, Poems

Poetry Analysis “I Saw in Louisiana A Live-Oak Growing” by: Walt Whitman

**I wrote this for a class, and thought I’d share it here.** “I Saw in Louisiana A Live-Oak Growing” is a short lyrical poem from Walt Whitman’s poetry collection “Leaves of Grass.” To understand its meaning, it’s important to read all the poems from the section “Calamus,” which are poems that exalt the “the manly …