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Carl Sandburg - Kin

BROTHER, I am fire
Surging under the ocean floor.
I shall never meet you, brother--
Not for years, anyhow;
Maybe thousands of years, brother.
Then I will warm you,
Hold you close, wrap you in circles,
Use you and change you--
Maybe thousands of years, brother.
Where the moon slants and wavers.

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Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 8. Kin
Volume: Chicago Poems
- Handfuls
Year: Published/Written in 1913

Comment 1 of 1, added on December 18th, 2007 at 12:48 AM.

I really like this poem but i have no idea what it means!!!!

KAY from United States

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