Poets | Bookstore | Poem of the Day | Top 40 | Search | Comments | Privacy
August 28th, 2014 - we have 234 poets, 8,025 poems and 278,918 comments.
Analysis and comments on Soup by Carl Sandburg

Comment 4 of 4, added on March 5th, 2010 at 3:10 AM.
Spoon: version 2 of Carl Sandburg's Soup

I saw a man screwing a goat,
I say he was rearing livestock.
Into the goats hole with a boom.
His name was in the newspaper,
As the cops came and took him away.
Thousands of people saw him do it,
Some even jerked off as they saw him play.
When I saw him, he was bending over,
And giving the goat a chance.
To put something up him.

Rojer from United States
Comment 3 of 4, added on December 2nd, 2009 at 3:02 PM.
Soup

Hahahah, that poem is stupid.

Laura Peek from Brazil
Comment 2 of 4, added on March 27th, 2006 at 8:10 AM.

It's a great poem. It means a lot. Carl Sandburg is a great poet.

Bob from United States
Comment 1 of 4, added on September 1st, 2005 at 11:55 AM.

A deceptively simple poem about perception, appearance and reality, class
and other things. It is fun to teach. Read Richard Cory by E.A. Robinson
for comparison and Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters. We all put
our pants on the same way--one leg at a time

joseph lynch from United States

Share |


Information about Soup

Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 16. Soup
Volume: Smoke and Steel
- II. People Who Must
Year: 1922
Added: Feb 4 2004
Viewed: 7828 times
Poem of the Day: May 21 2012


Add Comment

Do you have any comments, criticism, paraphrasis or analysis of this poem that you feel would assist other visitors in understanding this poem better? If they are accepted, they will be added to this page of American Poems. Together we can build a wealth of information, but it will take some discipline and determination.

Do not post questions, pleas for homework help or anything of the sort, as these types of comments will be removed. The proper place for questions is the poetry forum.

Please note that after you post a comment, it can take up to an hour before it is visible on the website! Rest assured that your comment is not lost, so don't enter your comment again.

Comment on: 16. Soup
By: Carl Sandburg

Name: (required)
E-mail Address: (required)
Country:
Show E-mail Address:
Yes No
Subject:
Poem Comments:

Poem Info

Sandburg Info
Copyright © 2000-2012 Gunnar Bengtsson. All Rights Reserved. Links | Bookstore