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Carl Sandburg

I’m either going to be a writer or a bum. ― Carl Sandburg


Semiotics, Language, Meaning, & Politics

Words do have meaning.  They have value.  I do not think it is trivial that in the Judaeo-Christian tradition we have been presented with the notion of Jesus being “the Word made flesh” though this notion is much deeper and more meaningful than I understood as a child.  698 more words


The fireborn are at home in fire

My favorite lines?
“There are men who can’t be bought
The fireborn are at home in fire.”

“The people yes
The people will live on. 519 more words

Daily Bliss

Poem of the Week

Boy and Father

by Carl Sandburg

The boy Alexander understands his father to be a famous lawyer.
The leather law books of Alexander’s father fill a room like hay in a barn. 378 more words

Expat Life

Sandburg's thoughts on an election lost ... note to Dave: sausage is a prime ingredient in low country boil

The election has come and gone. 

To be honest about it, I feel it is a populace gone awry. Already, Pres.-elect Trump is moving to scale back climate change – and that’s just the tip of the iceberg for the new administration. 851 more words

Writing To Adult Children

Poet With Paws

This is Deputy Digby Pancake.  Our Adventure Of A Lifetime continues in Illinois this week.  I am learning a lot in this Illinois place, in fact.   560 more words