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Carl Sandburg - Pods

PEA pods cling to stems.
Neponset, the village,
Clings to the Burlington railway main line.
Terrible midnight limiteds roar through
Hauling sleepers to the Rockies and Sierras.
The earth is slightly shaken
And Neponset trembles slightly in its sleep.

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Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 12. Pods
Volume: Smoke and Steel
- IX. Haze
Year: Published/Written in 1922

Comment 2 of 2, added on November 30th, 2010 at 10:49 AM.

sorry but i really dont get it

evan from United States
Comment 1 of 2, added on May 31st, 2005 at 2:42 AM.

This poem rocks!! I think it is about how groups that stay together will sway in bad times but never die out! Peace yall!

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