Poets | Poem of the Day | Top 40 | Search | Comments | Privacy
May 27th, 2018 - we have 234 poets, 8,025 poems and 327,555 comments.
Carl Sandburg - Bricklayer Love

I THOUGHT of killing myself because I am only a bricklayer and you a woman who loves the man who runs a drug store.
I don’t care like I used to; I lay bricks straighter than I used to and I sing slower handling the trowel afternoons.
When the sun is in my eyes and the ladders are shaky and the mortar boards go wrong, I think of you.

Share |

Added: Feb 4 2004 | Viewed: 9583 times | Comments and analysis of Bricklayer Love by Carl Sandburg Comments (70)

Bricklayer Love - Comments and Information

Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 13. Bricklayer Love
Volume: Cornhuskers
- Haunts
Year: Published/Written in 1918
Poem of the Day: Dec 20 2004

Comment 70 of 70, added on March 4th, 2017 at 1:15 PM.

7uB4Q3 like to find something more secure. Do you have any suggestions?

love anal from Taiwan
Comment 69 of 70, added on November 26th, 2016 at 1:42 PM.

CKYA1i Im grateful for the article post.Really thank you! Awesome.

subanal from Georgia, Republic of
Comment 68 of 70, added on November 28th, 2015 at 3:24 PM.

emhkDt Thanks for the article post.Much thanks again. Will read on

crork service from United States

Are you looking for more information on this poem? Perhaps you are trying to analyze it? The poem, Bricklayer Love, has received 70 comments. Click here to read them, and perhaps post a comment of your own.

Poem Info

Sandburg Info
Copyright © 2000-2015 Gunnar Bengtsson. All Rights Reserved. Links