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Letters to Dead Imagists

Carl Sandburg 1878 (Galesburg) – 1967 (Flat Rock)

EMILY DICKINSON:

You gave us the bumble bee who has a soul,
The everlasting traveler among the hollyhocks,
And how God plays around a back yard garden.

STEVIE CRANE:

War is kind and we never knew the kindness of war till you came;
Nor the black riders and clashes of spear and shield out of the sea,
Nor the mumblings and shots that rise from dreams on call.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Carl Sandburg

Carl Sandburg was an American writer and editor best known for poetry. more…

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