Carl Sandburg

(6 January 1878 – 22 July 1967 / Illinois)

Pool - Poem by Carl Sandburg

Out of the fire
Came a man sunken
To less than cinders,
A tea-cup of ashes or so.
And I,
The gold in the house,
Writhed into a stiff pool.


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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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