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Like A Vogon

I remember sitting in Mrs. Lyons’
classroom reading something by Carl Sandburg
about cats and fog. Some kid next to me laughed
and made a quip about Kansas basketball. 208 more words


The city of London 

The City of London 

Cocktail-shaker for the World
Bridge-builder, fortune-maker
City of greetings, grime and grit
City of tongues
City of preachers, teachers and elephants… 257 more words


Love Lost: Carl Sandburg: selected poems

I used to love Carl Sandburg. After reading Carl Sandburg: selected poems (edited by Paul Berman)? Ummm.

Certainly, there is no other poet like Carl Sandburg. 437 more words


Arithmetic - Poem by Carl Sandburg

Following on from yesterday’s poem on numbers, here is that well-known poem by Carl Sandburg on  ‘ARITHMETIC’ . . .

Arithmetic – Poem by Carl Sandburg… 305 more words


Fog By Carl Sandburg: It's City and Harbor NOT Harbor and City!

The fog comes…

On little cat feet…

It sits looking…

Over ci-ty and har-bor…

On si-lent haun-ches…

And then, moves on…

In Tim Gracyk’s Creepy video, listen to the poet Himself, The… 21 more words

Critic's Corner

Minimo cum Fructu: Closing in on Workout 600

I had just come from the University gym after finishing my 590th-some workout in five years. I stood in front of the entire Writer’s Workshop on a Friday night. 430 more words


In the DNA

Don’t know about you
but I don’t want to know
the peculiar makeup of my DNA
Some ignorance is bliss Knowing
a thing before its time is… 95 more words