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Carl Sandburg

1878 - 1967
Carl Sandburg was an American poet, writer, and editor, who won three Pulitzer Prizes in his lifetime. Because of his diverse life experiences, he related to many different classes of American society and thus his works touched many. At his death, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared, “Carl Sandburg was more than the voice of America, more than the poet of its strength and genius. He was America.”
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One day Gimme the Ax said to himself, “Today I go to the post office and around, looking around. Maybe I will hear about something happening last night when I was sleeping. Maybe a policeman ... [+]

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There was a high majestic fooling


Day before yesterday in the yellow corn.


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