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Read & Download The Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg Ü PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ê The definitive edition of the Pulitzer Prize winning collection “A marvelous prosody a perfect ear for the beautiful potentials of common speech something he learned from folk song but mostly he learned from just listening”Arned from folk song but mostly he learned from just listening” Kenneth Rexroth. The only poet I really like Focuses on the character and lives of the American people and the nation's physical beautyMy favoriteCarl Sandburg 1878–1967 Chicago Poems 1916 137 I Am the People the Mob 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 I am the workingman the inventor the maker of the world’s food and clothes I am the audience that witnesses history The Napoleons come from me and the Lincolns They die And then I send forth Napoleons and Lincolns I am the seed ground I am a prairie that will stand for much plowing Terrible storms pass over me I forget The best of me is sucked out and wasted I forget Everything but Death comes to me and makes me work and give up what I have And I forget 5Sometimes I growl shake myself and spatter a few red drops for history to remember Then—I forget When I the People learn to remember when I the People use the lessons of yesterday and no longer forget who robbed me last year who played me for a fool—then there will be no speaker in all the world say the name “The People” with any fleck of a sneer in his voice or any far off smile of derision The mob—the crowd—the mass—will arrive then

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Osody a perfect ear for the beautiful potentials of common speech something he le. My standard poetry review goes something like this It was poetry and I'm not ualified to judge poetry I loved some of it hated some of it most was just meh But this is Sandburg and he deserves a better effort One would not give such a review to Whitman nor Eliot nor Dickinson nor Longfellow and Frost and most certainly not to PoeJust as music is the artistic expression of mathematics so poetry is comprised of the music of words Poetry is meant to be heard if only in the reader's own mind But without voice poetry loses meaning Without meaning poetry loses voiceBut there was so MUCH poetry in this work almost 800 pages of it maybe that voice was lost in sheer volume Sandburg is a master poet; I doubt many would disagree Some of the offerings surprised me lists of wise sayings one after the other lists foreign students make trying to understand the vagaries of American collouial language But nothing made them poetry Nothing seemed to connect the elements of the lists But there were only a few of theseMuch of the poetry was warm and fun and comfortable and has a voice that spoke to the heart of a generation the one of my grandparents and parents Forest Gump the film was warm and fun and comfortable and has a voice that spoke to the heart of a generation mine Forest Gump got his Oscar and Sandburg his PulitzerSome of the poems were delightfully funny so funny I read them aloud to my husband A few had imagery so magical I read them aloud to myself Some clearly evoked a sense of the history of the time at which the poem was writtenYet reading became drudgery With only 70 pages left I had to force myself just to read even 4 pages at a time But 70 pages from the end I couldn't bring myself to just stop and leave the volume unfinished not 70 out of almost 800 pages But it was the caronavirus novel pandemic of 2020 that enabled me to finish the tome Not because I got sick but because the libraries closed and I got to keep the book for an additional 2 months and I needed 6 weeks of those added 2 months to finish But finish I did

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The Complete Poems of Carl SandburgThe definitive edition of the Pulitzer Prize winning collection “A marvelous pr. 832 pages of Sandburg Can you imagine anything worse What The Collected Poems of Southey runs to 2288 pages Oh Well then I concede that less of bad thing is better than of a bad thing