Carl Sandburg

(6 January 1878 – 22 July 1967 / Illinois)

Subway - Poem by Carl Sandburg

Down between the walls of shadow
Where the iron laws insist,
The hunger voices mock.

The worn wayfaring men
With the hunched and humble shoulders,
Throw their laughter into toil.


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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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