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Analysis and comments on Fog by Carl Sandburg

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Comment 20 of 40, added on August 3rd, 2013 at 10:38 PM.

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Comment 15 of 40, added on August 7th, 2011 at 6:15 PM.

Is there anyone who has ever read this poem, that from that first moment
and for the rest of their lives does not involuntarily think of cats and
Carl Sandburg when they encounter fog? Or indeed start to recite it to
themselves silently?

Russ from Mexico
Comment 14 of 40, added on April 24th, 2010 at 2:22 PM.
Fog by Carl Sandburg

You know, we all tend to analyze things to death. Not being an intimate of
Carl Sandburg, I can't say what he was thinking when he wrote it. However,
as a writer, I believe his thought could have been as basic and spare as
the haiku form it emulates. "Fog moves like cat." Only how much more
evocative are the words and placement of those words in Carl's poem. The
talent of an artist.

Roberta Boune from United States
Comment 13 of 40, added on October 12th, 2009 at 7:11 PM.

i think the fog represents the problems one can have sometimes in their
life. Perhaps the problem(s) can creep up you silently like a cat, linger
in your life and on your mind and then move on when it feels like it. you
can't control it, just like the weather.

Addie from United States
Comment 12 of 40, added on September 12th, 2008 at 1:17 AM.

carl is werid
there is this picture of him writing on a typewriter
he looks like he's playin g an instrument and has that whole julia robert's
brother thing going for him- which isn't a good thing to have going

carly- ann from Bulgaria
Comment 11 of 40, added on April 19th, 2007 at 7:38 PM.

I believe that this poem is referring to the difficult situations that we
as humans cannot see through, like we cannot see through 'fog'. These
situations, sometimes sneak up on us like 'little cat feet'. The situation
hangs over our heads, 'it sits looking'. But, eventually, 'moves on'.

Jay River from United States

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Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 1. Fog
Volume: Chicago Poems
- Handfuls
Year: 1913
Added: Feb 4 2004
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