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

The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.
Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.
The machine yes the machine never wastes anybody's time never watches the foreman never talks back.
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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