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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
I been a wanderin'
Early and late,
New York City
To the Golden Gate
An' it looks like
I'm never gonna cease my
Wanderin'.

R
The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.
A
Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.
N
The machine yes the machine never wastes anybody's time never watches the foreman never talks back.
K
When Abraham Lincoln was shovelled into the tombs,
he forgot the copperheads and the assassin . . .
in the dust, in the cool tombs.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Folk-music lyrics recalled on his death 22 Jul 67
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: 'The People, Yes'
K: Cool Tombs
   


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