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The Price of Glory, Verdun and Sandburg

Carl Sandburg wrote one of his most unforgettable pieces using the names of places synonymous with the horrors of war, such as Austerlitz, Waterloo and Gettysburg. 181 more words


Goldwing Moth

A goldwing moth is between the scissors
and the ink bottle on the desk.
Last night it flew hundreds of circles
around a glass bulb and a flame wire.

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Literary Quotes

Slabs of the Sunburnt West

I missed the Richard Hunt sculpture exhibit reception at the Chicago Cultural Center last week, but I was intent on seeing it anyhow, so I saw it last night when I had a half hour to kill downtown. 176 more words

Quote #164

From Carl Sandburg….

“Time is the coin of your life. You spend it. Do not allow others to spend it for you.”

Quotes Of All Inspirational Kinds~


Urodziłem się na prerii i śmietanka jej pszenic, dzięcielin

pąsy a kobiet wejrzenia dały mi zaśpiew i zew.


Tu wody słabły, góry lodu na żwir osuwane, wyłomy… 574 more words

American Poetry

The windflower leaf

Ten kwiat to ponowienie

Wichrów starych, czasów



To wiatr je powtarza, on

bez nich nie umie, raz

za razem.


O, wiatru kwiaty świeże,

O, piękne liście mają, tu… 112 more words

American Poetry

"Chicago" by Carl Sandburg

Carl Sandburg is an interesting poet, and as a figure of the Chicago Renaissance, is largely responsible for putting midwestern poetry on the map. His voice is reminiscent of Whitman’s: a voice for the people, the democratic masses. 707 more words