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"I Know Something"

Skeletons, eye X’s stipple the landscape
— sometimes when children see it they’ll
reach for hands, give their fathers a kiss,
and know that THIS cures war and hatred; 209 more words


California City Landscape

I beg your indulgence, but once more I feature Carl Sandburg’s words in today’s piece. Variety is a goal here, so perhaps I need to take a personal no-Sandburg pledge for a decent interval. 817 more words



The fog comes
on little cat feet.

It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on

Date: 1916
Poet: Carl Sandburg
1878 – 1967

Raven's Witterings

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.~Rabindranath Tagore

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.

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Just Saying

Joy - A Poem by Carl Sandburg

Joy by Carl Sandburg

Let a joy keep you.
Reach out your hands
And take it when it runs by,
As the Apache dancer
Clutches his woman.

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Winter Milk and Carl Sandburg Revisited

Today is the 140th anniversary of Carl Sandburg’s birth. Sandburg began his long and broad career as an American Imagist poet, political activist, and journalist, and he went on to add prize-winning biographer, folk-song revivalist, and goat farmer to his resume. 687 more words


ON THIS DAY: January 6, 2018

January 6th is

Apple Tree Day

Bean Day

Cuddle Up Day

Shortbread Day

Technology Day *


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