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Celebrating Poetry | Carl Sandburg

Theme in Yellow
by Carl Sandburg, American writer, editor, and poet (1878 – 1967)

I spot the hills
With yellow balls in autumn.
I light the prairie cornfields… 53 more words


Day #20 of Wild and Exciting Little Things: Fog

This morning, the fields near our home were layered in fog. I love when the fog creeps in overnight. There is something eerie, yet magical about the way it silently fills the space between earth and sky. 232 more words


Under the harvest moon ~ Carl Sandburg

Under the harvest moon,
When the soft silver
Drips shimmering
Over the garden nights,
Death, the gray mocker,
Comes and whispers to you
As a beautiful friend… 37 more words


Margaret Anderson

Anne and I toured Chicago’s historic Fine Arts Building today and came across room number 917, the first home of The Little Review, from 1914 until 1917. 124 more words

Theme In Yellow by Carl Sanburg

Carl Sandburg’s “Theme In Yellow” is a little more somber than most of the Halloween writings I turn to at this time of year, but I like it because it does something I believe is very important: it pulls back the curtain of Halloween.   161 more words


Celebrating Poetry | Carl Sandburg

Autumn Movement
by Carl Sandburg, American writer, editor, poet (1878 – 1967)

I cried over beautiful things knowing no beautiful thing lasts.

The field of cornflower yellow is a scarf at the neck of the copper sunburned woman, 52 more words


Old Poem Saturday - Sea-Wash by Carl Sandburg

“Sea-Wash” was from Carl Sandburg’s 1920 poetry collection Smoke and Steel. The deserts surrounding Southern California were once the floors of ancient seas and are now oceans of sand. 63 more words