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Carl Sandburg - Happiness

I ASKED the professors who teach the meaning of life to tell
me what is happiness.
And I went to famous executives who boss the work of
thousands of men.
They all shook their heads and gave me a smile as though
I was trying to fool with them
And then one Sunday afternoon I wandered out along
the Desplaines river
And I saw a crowd of Hungarians under the trees with
their women and children 
and a keg of beer and an
accordion.

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Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 17. Happiness
Volume: Chicago Poems
- Chicago Poems
Year: Published/Written in 1912
Poem of the Day: Jan 26 2003

Comment 299 of 299, added on April 7th, 2015 at 2:23 PM.
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su9jZk Thanks - Enjoyed this blog post, can you make it so I get an update sent in an email every time there is a new post?

nick crorkz from Japan
Comment 298 of 299, added on April 6th, 2015 at 11:01 PM.
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KpKsf4 Really Appreciate this post, is there any way I can receive an update sent in an email whenever you make a new post?

mattew crorkz from San Marino
Comment 297 of 299, added on April 6th, 2015 at 10:30 PM.
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O79EbE Nice read, I just passed this onto a colleague who was doing a little research on that. And he just bought me lunch since I found it for him smile Therefore let me rephrase that: Thanks for lunch!

crorkz mattz from Argentina

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