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Under? a Telephone Pole (Carl Sandburg)

Did you know that we are ALL copper wires? Electronic experts or not.

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Comment 1 of 6, added on March 16th, 2006 at 5:03 PM.

The original Pem had different spacing. Sandburg published it like this:


I AM a copper wire slung in the air,
Slim against the sun I make not even a clear line of shadow.
Night and day I keep singing--humming and thrumming:
It is love and war and money; it is the fighting and the
tears, the work and want,
Death and laughter of men and women passing through
me, carrier of your speech,
In the rain and the wet dripping, in the dawn and the
shine drying,
A copper wire.

you might try to fix it.

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Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 13. Under A Telephone Pole
Volume: Chicago Poems
- Other Days (1900-1910)
Year: 1900
Added: Feb 4 2004
Viewed: 7786 times

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