Theme in Yellow

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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 ... [+]

I spot the hills
With yellow balls in autumn.
I light the prairie cornfields
Orange and tawny gold clusters
And I am called pumpkins.
On the last of October
When dusk is fallen
Children join hands
And circle round me
Singing ghost songs
And love to the harvest moon;
I am a jack-o’-lantern
With terrible teeth
And the children know
I am fooling.

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