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Carl Sandburg - Choices

They offer you many things,
I a few.
Moonlight on the play of fountains at night
With water sparkling a drowsy monotone,
Bare-shouldered, smiling women and talk
And a cross-play of loves and adulteries
And a fear of death and a remembering of regrets:
All this they offer you.
I come with:
salt and bread
a terrible job of work
and tireless war;
Come and have now:
and hate.

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Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 2. Choices
Volume: Chicago Poems
- The Road and the End

Comment 1 of 1, added on February 22nd, 2006 at 7:25 PM.

i luv it

lanni from Canada

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