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The Chicago Poems

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Published by Geo Frame Publishing .
Written in English


Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7602837M
ISBN 100615132162
ISBN 109780615132167
OCLC/WorldCa156999895

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Chicago Poems () was Carl Sandburg's first-published book of verse. Written in the poet's unique, personal idiom, these poems embody a soulfulness, lyric grace, and a love of and compassion for the common man that earned Sandburg a reputation as a "poet of the people."4/4(47).   There are dozens of his poems in this excellent collection including his most famous one "Chicago." Some of the numerous poems in this 88 page volume includes the following: The harbor, Halsted street car, the walking man of Rodin, the shovel man, fish crier, happiness, child of the Romans, cripple, Onion days, working girls, fog, white light, killers, among the red guns, 4/5(62). Chicago Poems () was Carl Sandburg's first-published book of verse. Written in the poet's unique, personal idiom, these poems embody a soulfulness, lyric grace, and a love of and compassion for the common man that earned Sandburg a reputation as a "poet of the people."Among the dozens of poems in this collection are such well-known.   Chicago Poems () was Carl Sandburg's first-published book of verse. Written in the poet's unique, personal idiom, these poems embody a soulfulness, lyric grace, and a love of and compassion for the common man that earned Sandburg a reputation as a "poet of the people."Among the dozens of poems in this collection are such well-known verses as "Chicago," "Fog," "To a Author: Carl Sandburg.

  Chicago Poems brought him to national attention and is one of the few Chicago classics that can also be termed an American classic. It includes such famous poems as "Chicago" and "Fog," as well as many others whose subjects range from the lives of ordinary citizens to city scenes and World War I. Written in powerful free verse, the Read More5/5(4). Carl Sandburg was awarded three Pulitzer Prizes in his lifetime—the first in for his poetry collection Corn Huskers, the second in for his biography Abraham Lincoln: The War Years, and the third in for Complete Poems. More Carl Sandburg > sign up for poem-a-day. Receive a new poem . War Poems ( - ) Killers Among the Red Guns Iron Murmurings in a Field Hospital Statistics Fight Buttons And They Obey Jaws Salvage Wars. The Road And The End. The Road and the End Choices Graves Aztec Mask Momus The Answer To a Dead Man Under A Sphinx Who Am I? Our Prayer of Thanks. Fogs And Fires. At a Window Under the Harvest Moon The Great Hunt Monotone Joy Shirt . Chicago Poems () was Carl Sandburg's first-published book of verse. Written in the poet's unique, personal idiom, these poems embody a soulfulness, lyric grace, and a love of and compassion for the common man that earned Sandburg a reputation as a "poet of the people."4/5(62).

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