Walt Whitman: The man who wrote free verse poems.
- He was born on May 31, 1819.
- He worked as a teacher, government clerk, and a journalist.
- His most popular poetry work was published in a book titled Leaves of grass.
- Whitman had to publish his books with his own money.
- He ended up putting his career to a halt when he hed a stroke.
- He died on March 26, 1892.