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Carl Sandburg - Girl in a Cage

HERE in a cage the dollars come down.
      To the click of a tube the dollars tumble.
      And out of a mouth the dollars run.
          I finger the dollars,
          Paper and silver,
          Thousands a day.
      Some days it’s fun
              to finger the dollars.
Some days…
              the dollars keep on
              in a sob or a whisper:
      A flame of rose in the hair,
      A flame of silk at the throat.

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Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 11. Girl in a Cage
Volume: Cornhuskers
- Persons Half Known
Year: Published/Written in 1918
Poem of the Day: Apr 29 2011
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