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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.
         
   
F
The fog comes
on little cat feet.
It sits looking over
harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on.

R
Shame is the feeling you have when you agree with the woman who loves you that you are the man she thinks you are.
A
POETRY: A sliver of the moon lost in the belly of a golden frog.
N
I am the people - the mob - the crowd - the mass. Do you know that all the great work of the world is done through me?
K
To work hard, to live hard, to die hard, and then to go to hell after all would be too damned hard.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: 'Fog'
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: Describing poetry; in NY "Times," 13 Feb 59
N: 'I Am the People, the Mob'
K: 'The People, Yes'
   


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