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Rating: 3.8
The fog comes
on little cat feet.

It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on.
Pax Amicus 03 April 2020
bob b, Your are wrong, Langston Hughes did not write FOG, it was Sandburg and was first published in 1916. Hughes was only 16 at that time. Hughes had nothing published until 1921. Do your research!
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Michael Walker 24 October 2019
A much anthologized poem, but Sandburg has written many better ones.
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your mom 13 March 2019
its a really good poem
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Mahtab Bangalee 21 January 2019
beautifully written FOG comes, slowly crosses all, small to great, touches all, ghostly....///
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bob b 17 September 2018
Sorry, but LANGSTON HUGHES made this Poem - NOT Mr. Sandburg Thats called plagiarism
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b bob 05 October 2018
yeah you have no idea what you're talking about
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Chuck Isner 10 November 2019
Hughes actually was an admirer of Sandburg, but this poem belongs to Sandburg without question.
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Pax Amicus 03 April 2020
L. Hughes had nothing to do with the poem FOG. Sandburg wrote it and it was first published in 1916. Hughes was only fifteen in 1916 and was only first published in 1921. Do your research first!
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Kathy Lippard Cobb 02 August 2018
This is one of my favorite poems of all time. Proof that poetry need not be long to be effective. The image of fog coming on little cat feet is hauntingly beautiful.
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raimundo marin 16 April 2018
what does fog and this animal have in common
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pasha 23 April 2020
Clearly you've never watched a cat move. Equally clearly you've never seen wisps drift in from the bay, or seen a sea fret move in, sttod on the beach and watched the haar on rhe waves, or stood on a hilltop and watched flog-clouds drift by below you. Sad.
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NavyDave 14 April 2018
I lived near San Francisco while I grew up, and enjoyed seeing the fog come on little cat feet. It is very silent and glides lithely along. Light from the setting sun tinges it yellow gold. In the Bay Area the fog is as omnipresent as the green hills, the sights, sounds, and smells of the City, the waters of the bay, and the majestic sight of the two bridges. I love the fog and I love the City.
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Awsome 20 March 2018
Best ever short makes good help
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Todd Saed 28 November 2017
it is spiritually soothing and reassuring
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