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Analysis and comments on Four Preludes on Playthings of the Wind by Carl Sandburg

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Comment 1 of 21, added on June 1st, 2005 at 1:40 PM.

Even though this poem was penned in 1922, the message of this work rings so
true, even today. We tend to forget that prior to our time, great
civilizations have risen and fallen throughout generations. This poem
acts as a warning that we must be vigilant, or we too will only be
remembered by the fallen cedar doors, the dusty inscriptions in gold, or by
the relics found in tombs. "So what of it? Let the dead be dead!"

Mike P from United States

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Information about Four Preludes on Playthings of the Wind

Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 1. Four Preludes on Playthings of the Wind
Volume: Smoke and Steel
- IV. Playthings of the Wind
Year: 1922
Added: Feb 4 2004
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