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Comment 2 of 5, added on April 7th, 2013 at 4:01 AM.
Stars, Songs, Faces

The title represents three words, three wishes which are difficult to
achieve. Finding the consonance there is easy to do. In the both stanzas,
many repetitions can be seen including, "gather", "let" and "open your
I suppose, the poem is against the materialism simply because it
conveys that although some wishes are hard to achieve, they are easy to
lose. After passing away, we have to "Let the stars and songs go".

Fahim Afarin Asadi from Iran
Comment 1 of 5, added on June 23rd, 2008 at 1:45 PM.

I think the first stanza of this poem refers to the endless wishes of human
The second stanza represents that these wishes are not permanent because
even if we have all the riches of the world,we will have to leave them for

Farideh Abed from Iran

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Information about Stars, Songs, Faces

Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 9. Stars, Songs, Faces
Volume: Smoke and Steel
- V. Mist Forms
Year: 1922
Added: Feb 4 2004
Viewed: 7337 times
Poem of the Day: Dec 17 2008

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