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“Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.” – Carl Sandburg

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The frog comes on little splat feet

Pale and marked with a few stripes, including the telltale ‘X’ on the back, this Northern spring peeper (Pseudacris crucifer) was hard to spot as it hopped across the tops of grass leaves on its padded-toe feet. 18 more words


WestWords Perfect Pair 27.08.2014

Carl Sandburg is one of my favourite American writers.  Born in Illinois in 1878, he wrote poetry for two years before his first book of verse, … 199 more words


The Great Hunt

I cannot tell you now;

     When the wind’s drive and whirl

     Blow me along no longer,

     And the wind’s a whisper at last–

Maybe I’ll tell you then–

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Dear J

Sandburg Serendipity

While roaming through the stacks on the fifth floor of E.S. Bird Library at Syracuse University—in search of J.D. Salinger’s Franny and Zooey—I came across a green, hardcover volume of… 172 more words


Celebrate Poets #poetsday #poetry #poets

To poets near and far

the images you paint

with words and feelings

my reason taint

minds strive to think

hearts to moan

on cold nights… 133 more words



“The fog comes
on little cat feet.”
– Carl Sandburg

you can no longer see the horizon on Lake Michigan – calm water and fog have blended into one.