The Wound Dresser - Walt Whitman

The Wound Dresser

By Walt Whitman

  • Release Date: 1892-01-01
  • Genre: Poetry


As a tale told to the young, the poet’s memories act as an offering of wisdom and future direction for healing the nation: not to remember the glory of battles won, but to remember the pain that soldiers on both sides suffered, their sacrificial deaths, and the war wounds that need loving healing.