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Carl Sandburg - Blacklisted

WHY shall I keep the old name?
What is a name anywhere anyway?
A name is a cheap thing all fathers and mothers leave
each child:
A job is a job and I want to live, so
Why does God Almighty or anybody else care whether
I take a new name to go by?

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Blacklisted - Comments and Information

Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 19. Blacklisted
Volume: Chicago Poems
- Chicago Poems
Year: Published/Written in 1912
Poem of the Day: Mar 28 2016

Comment 4 of 4, added on March 25th, 2017 at 10:34 PM.
Right on-tihs helped

Right on-tihs helped me sort things right out.

Latisha from Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan)
Comment 3 of 4, added on July 18th, 2014 at 5:07 PM.

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crorkservice from Spain
Comment 2 of 4, added on October 17th, 2011 at 4:19 PM.

What a great rouesrce this text is.

Bubber from Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan)

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