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Carl Sandburg - Dogheads

AMONG the grassroots
In the moonlight, who comes circling,
  red tongues and high noses?
Is one of ’em Buck and one of ’em
  White Fang?
In the moonlight, who are they, cross-legged,
  telling their stories over and over?
Is one of ’em Martin Eden and one of ’em Larsen the Wolf?
Let an epitaph read:
  He loved the straight eyes of dogs and the strong heads of men.

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Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 4. Dogheads
Volume: Smoke and Steel
- VI. Accomplished Facts
Year: Published/Written in 1922
Poem of the Day: Oct 18 2004
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