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Carl Sandburg - Laughing Blue Steel

TWO fishes swimming in the sea,
Two birds flying in the air,
Two chisels on an anvil—maybe.
Beaten, hammered, laughing blue steel to each other—maybe.
Sure I would rather be a chisel with you than a fish.
Sure I would rather be a chisel with you than a bird.
Take these two chisel-pals, O God.
Take ‘em and beat ‘em, hammer ‘em, hear ‘em laugh.

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Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 29. Laughing Blue Steel
Volume: Smoke and Steel
- V. Mist Forms
Year: Published/Written in 1922
Poem of the Day: Aug 15 2004

Comment 1 of 1, added on December 8th, 2004 at 7:48 PM.

Interesting. Differrent. Nice. Good Job. Original.


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