Carl Sandburg

(6 January 1878 – 22 July 1967 / Illinois)

Summer Stars - Poem by Carl Sandburg

Bend low again, night of summer stars.
So near you are, sky of summer stars,
So near, a long-arm man can pick off stars,
Pick off what he wants in the sky bowl,
So near you are, summer stars,
So near, strumming, strumming,
So lazy and hum-strumming.

Comments about Summer Stars by Carl Sandburg

  • Ruta MohapatraRuta Mohapatra (9/23/2017 9:57:00 AM)

    The rhyming is so perfect and pleasant are the lines ' so near, a long-arm.......the sky bowl'. (Report)Reply

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  • Susan WilliamsSusan Williams (5/29/2016 1:27:00 AM)

    What a beautiful star-studded night that he shared with us (Report)Reply

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (5/29/2016 12:45:00 AM)

    Nice dedication. With the muse of summer. Thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

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  • Manonton Dalan (12/14/2015 3:44:00 AM)

    picking stars that's what we do when were kids...nice (Report)Reply

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  • Dawn FuzanDawn Fuzan (5/14/2014 5:00:00 PM)

    Carl This is an interesting piece of poetry keep it up (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

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