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"Windy City": A Cinematic Poem Short Film Of Carl Sandburg's "Chicago" By Gary Paitre (2016)

“Windy City” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film Featuring Poet Carl Sandburg’s Poem “Chicago” Directed by Gary Paitre.

Filmed, Edited and Directed by:  Gary Paitre… 308 more words

Cinematic Poems

There are 10 men in me and I do not know or understand one of them. – Carl Sandburg http://ift.tt/1sNGuKa

Carl Sandburg


There is an eagle in me that wants to soar,
and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud.
–Carl Sandburg


Two great rivers, one great lake.

This past week on our trip east through Missouri, we planned to stay as close as we could to the great Missouri River. One goal was to find a campsite that was proximate to the Katy Trail and hope for weather that supported our intention to bike part of the Trail in the three days we were there. 1,352 more words




Pile the bodies high at Austerlitz and Waterloo.
Shovel them under and let me work—
I am the grass; I cover all. 46 more words


Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.

– Carl Sandburg


NaPoWriMo 29

Today, I thought about drowning.
I didn’t. Instead, I fell asleep

in front of an open window
in the rain, woke up wondering

why everything was soaked. 74 more words