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Carl Sandburg - Street Window

THE PAWN-SHOP man knows hunger,
And how far hunger has eaten the heart
Of one who comes with an old keepsake.
Here are wedding rings and baby bracelets,
Scarf pins and shoe buckles, jeweled garters,
Old-fashioned knives with inlaid handles,
Watches of old gold and silver,
Old coins worn with finger-marks.
They tell stories.

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Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 7. Street Window
Volume: Cornhuskers
- Leather Leggings
Year: Published/Written in 1918
Poem of the Day: Apr 1 2011

Comment 4 of 4, added on August 4th, 2014 at 4:28 PM.
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Comment 3 of 4, added on August 3rd, 2014 at 3:02 PM.
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Comment 2 of 4, added on April 1st, 2011 at 4:08 PM.
hi

i realy like the poem but can you explain what each part mean and where is the figure of speech?

smsm from Oman

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