Carl Sandburg

(6 January 1878 – 22 July 1967 / Illinois)

Carl Sandburg Poems

441. White Hands 1/27/2014
442. White Shoulders 1/3/2003
443. Whitelight 1/13/2003
444. Who Am I? 1/3/2003
445. Wilderness 1/27/2014
446. Wind Song 1/27/2014
447. Windflower Leaf 1/27/2014
448. Window 1/13/2003
449. Winter Milk 1/27/2014
450. Wistful 1/27/2014
451. Woman With A Past 4/2/2010
452. Women Washing Their Hair 4/2/2010
453. Work Gangs 4/2/2010
454. Working Girls 1/13/2003
455. Yes , The Dead Speak To Us 1/21/2014
456. Young Bullfrogs 4/2/2010
457. Young Sea 1/3/2003

Comments about Carl Sandburg

  • Malkisedik Yahya (9/6/2008 12:01:00 PM)

    i love sandburg's works, especially that use the wor 'moon'..wish me luck b'coz i wanna write my undergraduate thesis about the meaning of sandburg's works that use the word 'moon'...

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  • Rosa Jamali (6/1/2008 2:39:00 PM)

    I think postmodern poetry owes Sandburg, as he was the first to describe machinery life, he expanded the range of words in poetry & he tried to add some new concepts, we have to reread Sandburg to go forward...

  • A. Michael Sears (2/13/2006 8:19:00 PM)

    What can I say? Carl Sandburg is truly a master. His ability to celebrate the beauty and greatness in all things common, is unmatched. And since the publication of 'Chicago Poems' in 1916, the voice of modern poetry has never been the same.

Best Poem of Carl Sandburg


The fog comes
on little cat feet.

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

Read the full of Fog


I sat with a dynamiter at supper in a German saloon eating steak and onions.
And he laughed and told stories of his wife and children and the cause of labor and the working class.
It was laughter of an unshakable man knowing life to be a rich and red-blooded thing.
Yes, his laugh rang like the call of gray birds filled with a glory of joy ramming their winged flight through a rain storm.
His name was in many newspapers as an enemy of the nation and few keepers of churches or schools woul

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