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Carl Sandburg - Subway

DOWN between the walls of shadow
Where the iron laws insist,
The hunger voices mock.

The worn wayfaring men
With the hunched and humble shoulders,
Throw their laughter into toil.

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Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 12. Subway
Volume: Chicago Poems
- Chicago Poems
Year: Published/Written in 1912
Poem of the Day: Feb 13 2007

Comment 5 of 5, added on July 26th, 2011 at 11:55 AM.

thanks for all the useless comments they really didnt help at all. I am being sincere when i thank you for the wonderful insight you gave me.I may have actually learned less about his poem from reading them. ;)

Jake G from Canada
Comment 4 of 5, added on July 26th, 2010 at 12:52 AM.
non world fall

projections radiation permafrost

terikatraw from Belarus
Comment 3 of 5, added on July 25th, 2010 at 12:09 PM.
Sandburg's THE SUBWAY

The hunger voices mock
The delimiters of the loyal

Roberta SchulbergGoro from United States

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