Carl Sandburg

(6 January 1878 – 22 July 1967 / Illinois)

In A Back Alley - Poem by Carl Sandburg

Remembrance for a great man is this.
The newsies are pitching pennies.
And on the copper disk is the man’s face.
Dead lover of boys, what do you ask for now?


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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