publication date: Friday, September 7, 2018 (part of Fall 2018)
clue: His poetry about grass, lilacs, and calamus made him a major American wit of the 1800s.
explanation: Whitman's best-known works include the collection Leaves of Grass, the poem "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd," and the Calamus poems. more…
intended difficulty: easy
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, and Erik Bates