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Carl Sandburg - Monosyllabic

LET me be monosyllabic to-day, O Lord.
Yesterday I loosed a snarl of words on a fool,
        on a child.
To-day, let me be monosyllabic … a crony of old men
        who wash sunlight in their fingers and
        enjoy slow-pacing clocks.

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Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 4. Monosyllabic
Volume: Cornhuskers
- Haunts
Year: Published/Written in 1918
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