Carl Sandburg

(6 January 1878 – 22 July 1967 / Illinois)

Carl Sandburg Poems

241. Localities 1/3/2003
242. Always The Mob 4/2/2010
243. Manitoba Childe Roland 1/1/2004
244. The Red Son 1/13/2003
245. The Mayor Of Gary 1/3/2003
246. Salvage 1/13/2003
247. Baby Toes 4/2/2010
248. Cumulatives 1/3/2003
249. Medallion 1/3/2003
250. Picnic Boat 1/3/2003
251. Work Gangs 4/2/2010
252. Shirt 1/3/2003
253. Chamfort 1/3/2003
254. Ashurnatsirpal Iii 4/2/2010
255. Noon Hour 1/13/2003
256. Alix 4/2/2010
257. Adelaide Crapsey 4/2/2010
258. The Has-Been 1/3/2003
259. People Who Must 1/3/2003
260. Soiled Dove 1/13/2003
261. The Noon Hour 1/3/2003
262. Passers-By 1/3/2003
263. Jungheimer's 1/3/2003
264. To Beachey, 1912 1/13/2003
265. Muckers 1/3/2003
266. Sunset From Omaha Hotel Window 1/3/2003
267. Woman With A Past 4/2/2010
268. The Walking Man Of Rodin 1/13/2003
269. Ice Handler 1/3/2003
270. Uplands In May 1/13/2003
271. Trafficker 1/13/2003
272. Sixteen Months 1/3/2003
273. Masses 1/3/2003
274. Nocturne In A Deserted Brickyard 1/3/2003
275. Young Bullfrogs 4/2/2010
276. Onion Days 1/3/2003
277. Pennsylvania 1/3/2003
278. Style 1/13/2003
279. Baby Face 4/2/2010
280. Mill-Doors 1/3/2003

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  • 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'...

  • 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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