Carl Sandburg

(6 January 1878 – 22 July 1967 / Illinois)

Young Bullfrogs - Poem by Carl Sandburg

Jimmy Wimbleton listened a first week in June.
Ditches along prairie roads of Northern Illinois
Filled the arch of night with young bullfrog songs.
Infinite mathematical metronomic croaks rose and spoke,
Rose and sang, rose in a choir of puzzles.
They made his head ache with riddles of music.
They rested his head with beaten cadence.
Jimmy Wimbledon listened.


Comments about Young Bullfrogs by Carl Sandburg

  • (11/1/2018 10:20:00 AM)

    Awful narration, I'd rather read it in silence. Carl Sandburg must be rolling over in his grave! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 2, 2010



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