Long Island poet Walt Whitman was born May 31st, 1819. Celebrate poet Walt Whitman’s Birthday with 15 minutes of silence. Includes music with bamboo flute, images of the water at Robert Moses beach in Long Island, photos of Walt Whitman, and Kimberly Wilder in 2007 and 2008 inviting people to share her favorite holiday. Director and Videographer: Ian Wilder. Find more poetry, music and culture at our family web-site: www.onthewilderside.net.