Carl Sandburg

(6 January 1878 – 22 July 1967 / Illinois)

Fire Pages - Poem by Carl Sandburg

I will read ashes for you, if you ask me.
I will look on the fire and tell you from the gray lashes
And out of the red and black tongues and stripes,
I will tell how fire comes
And how fire runs far as the sea.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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