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Carl Sandburg
(1878-1967) born on
Jan 06
US poet, biographer. He is remembered for his vigorous free verse in "The People, Yes," 1936 and his biography of Lincoln.
The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. It is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect.

Shakespeare, Leonardo da Vinci, Benjamin Franklin, and Lincoln never saw a movie, heard a radio or looked at TV. They had "loneliness" and knew what to do with it. They knew that was when the creative mood in them would work.
CHICAGO: Hog Butcher for the World,
Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat,
Player with Railroads and the Nation's Freight Handler;
Stormy, husky, brawling,
City of the Big Shoulders.
Look out how we use proud words. When you let proud words go, it is not easy to call them back. They wear long boots, hard boots.
If she [America] forgets where she came from, if the people lose sight of what brought them along, if she listens to the deniers and mockers, then will begin the rot and dissolution.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Two Nocturnes."
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: Chicago in Chicago Poems (1916).
N: "Primer Lesson"

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