5 Most Popular Poems by Carl Sandburg

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  • A Father To His Son

    in Famous Family Poems

    A father sees his son nearing manhood.
    What shall he tell that son?
    "Life is hard; be steel; be a rock."
    And this might stand him for the storms

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  • A Dream Girl

    in Famous Love Poems

    You will come one day in a waver of love,
    Tender as dew, impetuous as rain,
    The tan of the sun will be on your skin,
    The purr of the breeze in your murmuring speech,

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  • Theme In Yellow

    in Famous Children Poems

    I spot the hills
    With yellow balls in autumn.
    I light the prairie cornfields
    Orange and tawny gold clusters

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  • Fog

    in Famous Nature Poems

    The fog comes
    on little cat feet.

    It sits looking

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  • Who Am I?

    in Famous Life Poems

    My head knocks against the stars.
    My feet are on the hilltops.
    My finger-tips are in the valleys and shores of universal life.
    Down in the sounding foam of primal things I reach my hands and play with pebbles of destiny.

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