Leaves of Grass

Author: Walt Whitman  | Date: 1855

Mother and Babe

I SEE the sleeping babe nestling the breast of its mother,

The sleeping mother and babe- hush’d, I study them long and long.


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Chicago: Walt Whitman, "Mother and Babe," Leaves of Grass Original Sources, accessed August 14, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3TBTJXXKR1RERQ8.

MLA: Whitman, Walt. "Mother and Babe." Leaves of Grass, Original Sources. 14 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3TBTJXXKR1RERQ8.

Harvard: Whitman, W, 'Mother and Babe' in Leaves of Grass. Original Sources, retrieved 14 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3TBTJXXKR1RERQ8.