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August 19: "Summer Stars"

Bend low again, night of summer stars.
So near you are, sky of summer stars,
So near, a long-arm man can pick off stars,
Pick off what he wants in the sky bowl, 16 more words


dreamgirl - carl sandburg

You will come one day in a waver of love,
Tender as dew, impetuous as rain,
The tan of the sun will be on your skin, 97 more words


The grass don't care


by Carl Sandburg

Pile the bodies high at Austerlitz and Waterloo.

Shovel them under and let me work—

I am the grass; I cover all. 589 more words


Carl Sandburg's "Honey and Salt"

From a typed-out collection of poems given to me in 1966 that I excavated fom my attic yesterday: this excerpt from the title poem of… 114 more words

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1913: Inez

Inez Milholland preparing to lead the great march for women’s suffrage: March 3, 1913 (source).

As a student at Vassar, Inez Milholland enrolled two-thirds of the students in the fight for women’s suffrage and socialism; she was also the captain of the hockey team. 122 more words

Poetry Corner: I am the People,the Mob

On this day July 30th  in 1971 saw the beginning of the work-in at John Brown’s Clydebank Shipbuilding Yard.

I am the People, the Mob… 218 more words

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Road Trip

We left on a Saturday morning, the traffic light and the clouds dark. My 17-year old daughter rode shot-gun with the snack bag standing ready and a few CDs she recently uncovered like artifacts from my past, Billy Joel, … 674 more words