Carl Sandburg

(6 January 1878 – 22 July 1967 / Illinois)

Primer Lesson - Poem by Carl Sandburg

Look out how you use proud words.
When you let proud words go, it is not easy to call them back.
They wear long boots, hard boots; they walk off proud; they can't hear you calling--
Look out how you use proud words.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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